WINZ: privacy breach ‘major stuff up’

Michael Morrah reports on yet another government data breach in New Zealand:

There’s been another government breach of privacy. A Work and Income employee has emailed the private details of 34 beneficiaries to another claimant by mistake.

Even WINZ bosses are calling this breach a “major stuff up”.

It’s the latest in a series of failures, including last year’s security issue with the agency’s public kiosk computers.

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