Up to 100,000 Bell Canada Customers Personal Information Exposed in Hack
For the second time in eight months, it appears Bell Canada has been the target of a data breach.
This time, The Globe and Mail is reporting as many as 100,000 customers could have had their names, phone numbers and account numbers hacked.
Officials from Bell have told the paper, that it doesn't appear as though any credit card or banking information was accessed.
This comes only months after 1.9 million Bell customer email addresses as well as 17 hundred names and phone numbers were accessed illegally.
A Bell Canada executive vice-president, John Watson, apologized on behalf of the company.
Watson also says additional security, authentication and identification requirements have been implemented.