N.S. government confident 600 missing files from data breach destroyed

Jean Laroche reports:

More than 600 files downloaded as part of the largest information breach ever in Nova Scotia appear to have been destroyed without having been shared.

That’s the conclusion reached by a senior government official after receiving word about an internal investigation by the Atlantic School of Theology, the location where the information was downloaded using the institution’s public WiFi network.

Read more on CBC News.  If you keep reading down into the story, it becomes clear that there was some sensitive information involved:

That resulted in what the auditor general described as the inappropriate downloading of files that included child custody documents, medical information and proprietary business material.

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