Alberta Health says privacy breach possible on province’s vaccine passport website

The province’s vaccine report website skilled a possible privacy breach, Alberta Health mentioned in an announcement Thursday. 

Alberta Health says it has obtained reviews of at the least 12 customers who downloaded the unsuitable info from the province’s COVID-19 vaccination report website on Wednesday. The report these customers downloaded contained the title, date of delivery and vaccine info. The authorities says no different info was leaked. 

As of seven p.m. Thursday the location was nonetheless offline. Alberta Health says an investigation is underway to find out the trigger, and the variety of Albertans affected. 

The concern doesn’t seem like brought on by a safety breach to the system, the province says, and the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner has been notified.

Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping mentioned he desires to apologize to Albertans who could have skilled points accessing the up to date vaccine report for journey.

NDP MLA Sarah Hoffman criticized the federal government’s rollout of vaccine passports in query interval within the Alberta Legislature in Edmonton Thursday. (Government of Alberta)

“The government had months to plan and they continue to fail Alberta families,” NDP MLA for Edmonton-Glenora, Sarah Hoffman mentioned throughout query interval in Edmonton Thursday, calling on Premier Jason Kenney to apologize for the “chaos” round vaccine passports.

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