Personal information of nearly 360,000 Quebec teachers exposed in data breach

Canadian Press reports:

The personal information of nearly 360,000 teachers in Quebec may have been stolen in a data theft, the Quebec government confirmed on Friday.

Quebec’s Treasury Board took stock in the wake of the ongoing investigation by the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) into identity theft of people working or having worked as teachers.

The hackers had access to a database containing personal information after stealing a user code and password, Quebec’s Treasury Board statement said.


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