30 Jun 2021

Privacy Commissioner on Waikato DHB information hitting dark web

From Morning Report, 7:46 am on 30 June 2021

Highly sensitive information of patients and staff at Waikato District Health Board found its way onto the dark web yesterday.

It was published on a website entitled Vice Society and is reported to have included bank details, drivers' licences and passports.

The DHB's Chief Executive Kevin Snee has declined to appear on the programme.

Privacy Commissioner John Edwards spoke to Corin Dann.