Data on as many as 100,000 Nova Scotia healthcare staff stolen in MOVEit breach

As most people know by now, there are a LOT of victims from Clop’s attack on Progress MoveIT.  So many, in fact, that they posted an announcement to all victims, giving the victims until June 14 to contact Clop to negotiate payment to delete data.

The Boots pharmacy chain in the U.K. was affected, but so were healthcare workers in Canada. reports:

Data on at least 100,000 employees in Nova Scotia’s healthcare sector were stolen as the result of the vulnerability in Progress Software’s MOVEit file transfer application, the province said Tuesday. 

Data stolen includes Social Insurance numbers, addresses and banking information of employees of Nova Scotia Health, the public service and the IWK Health Centre, which is a major pediatric hospital and trauma centre.

The provinces uses MOVEit for transferring payroll information. It has begun notifying victims.


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