Cable & Telecom

Hacker grabs Bell customer names, emails, phone numbers

MONTREAL – Bell Canada said late Monday that an anonymous hacker had gained access to about 1.9 million customer email addresses, along with far fewer names and/or telephone numbers.“There is no indication that any financial, password or other sensitive personal information was accessed,” the company said in a statement. This incident is not connected to the recent global WannaCry malware attacks either, the company added.The illegally accessed information contains approximately 1.9 million active email addresses and approximately 1,700 names and active phone numbers. The statement did not say when the attack happened.“We apologize to Bell customers for this situation and are...

Our industry and COVID-19

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