INCIDENT: Hive Ransomware Group Attacks Canadian Bell Technical Solutions (BTS)

The Hive ransomware gang claimed responsibility for an attack that hit the systems of Bell Canada subsidiary Bell Technical Solutions (BTS). BTS is currently investigating the incident with the help of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police's cybercrime unit.

Ransomware group Hive has accessed scores of personal information belonging to Bell’s employees, including files relating to finances, recruitment, birthdays, and COVID-19 information, along with other data.

Incident Date

August 20, 2022

Location

Canada

Estimated Cost

unknown at this time

Type of Malware:

No Malware identified

Threat Source:

References:

  • Hive ransomware claims cyberattack on Bell Canada subsidiary

Industries:

Impacts

IT

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