How Paddy Power followed stolen client data to Ontario home
From Dublin to Ontario via Malta - the story behind one of the largest data breaches in Irish corporate history.
Jason Ferguson said the job was straightforward: buy a gambling company’s client data and flip it to a rival who could use the information to win new customers.
Instead, the story ended last month with a fleet of cars arriving outside his home in a cul-de-sac in a suburb of Brockville, a town three-and-a-half hours drive northeast of Toronto.
The convoy included forensics experts and representatives of Paddy Power, the operator of the...
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