Bell Canada announced on Monday the illegal access of Bell customer information by an anonymous hacker. Bell has determined that the information obtained contains email addresses, customer names and telephone numbers.
The telecommunications company has said there is no indication that any financial, password or other sensitive personal information was accessed. The incident is said not to be connected to the widespread global WannaCry malware access.
Bell has been working closely with the RCMP cyber crime unit in its investigation and fraud prevention tactics.
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