IKEA Canada confirms data breach involving personal information of approximately 95,000 customers

Chris Fox reports on an insider-wrongdoing breach that sounds like it was detected and stopped fairly quickly, but not before more than 90,000 customers could have had their data accessed.

IKEA says that it has notified Canada’s privacy watchdog following a data breach involving the personal information of approximately 95,000 customers.

In a statement provided to CP24, the furniture retailer said that some of its customers’ personal information appeared in the results of a “generic search” made by an employee at IKEA Canada between March 1 and March 3 using IKEA’s customer database.

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