New Zealand Privacy Commissioner John Edwards discussed how his office will handle a data breach recently experienced by the Waikato District Health Board, RNZ reports. The DHB suffered a ransomware attack in May and patient information from the attack was found on the dark web. Edwards said the health board will not be fined for the breach. However, it could face liability should victims of the attack suffer "some loss or considerable distress" and if the board "failed in its duty to take reasonable care." NZ Herald reports the health board is working through the information on the dark web before notifying affected individuals.
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