Nova Scotia government still unsure of widespread impact from spring cyberattack

Jonathan MacInnis reports:

The province of Nova Scotia is still unsure of how widespread the MOVEit security breach is, nearly two-and-a-half months after first becoming aware of the issue.

Almost 1000 notifications have been sent out this month.

“As you start getting into forensics you can find out that that trail can lead back a lot further and sometimes it can take weeks, months, before you really know the full impact,” says cybersecurity expert Scott Beck.

Officials with the Halifax Regional Centre for Education just sent out notices to parents of students whose data was compromised.

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