Data Breach at B&G Foods in January 2023

December 12, 2023

INCIDENT

On Sunday, February 5, 2023, B&G Foods became aware of a systems instrusion by "an unauthorized third party that was conducting indiscriminate cyber-attacks on
businesses world-wide". Employee records were accessed between Jan 23 and Feb 7 : name, address, social security number and/or date of birth. "After we shut down the unauthorized access, we implemented additional security measures designed to prevent a recurrence of such an attack and to protect the privacy of B&G Foods’ valued employees and former employees."

Incident Date

January 23, 2023

Estimated Cost


No cost values disclosed.

Victims

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified

Industries

Food & Beverage

Impacts

IT Privacy