Police investigating breach of confidential electronic Government information
Halifax Regional Police is currently investigating a breach of electronic Nova Scotia Government files.
At 8:30 p.m. on April 7, police received a report from provincial government corporate security advising there had been breach of security on their network. The breach occurred between March 3 and March 5, 2018 and was discovered by a government employee on April 5.
Earlier this morning investigators with the General Investigation Section and Cyber Crime Unit of the Integrated Criminal Division executed a search warrant at an address in Halifax and took a person into custody in relation to the incident. The investigation is ongoing and charges have yet to be laid.