Update: Desjardins says data breach also affects 1.8-million credit cardholders

Frédéric Tomesco reports:

The privacy breach at Mouvement Desjardins now extends to credit cardholders.

About 1.8-million cardholders who are not Desjardins members may have had their personal information compromised, chief executive officer Guy Cormier said Tuesday. The rogue employee at the centre of the leak — who has since been fired — had access to banking details such as loans and savings, the CEO said on a conference call with reporters.

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