Data breach of 23,000 Revenu Québec employees leads to 2 arrests

Kalina Laframboise reports:

Two people have been arrested in connection with a massive leak of personal information at Quebec’s revenue agency.

The Sûreté du Québec say officers arrested a 39-year-old woman and a 46-year-old man from Quebec City on Wednesday morning. They are expected to meet with investigators.

The breach affects 23,000 current and former employees, according to police. An investigation was launched on July 25 after the leak was discovered by Revenu Québec.

Read more on It’s hard to figure out what may have happened here. If the employee transferred data outside the agency, why? And what were the two people arrested for? There’s a lot more to find out about this one.

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