Data leak at BRP: it's the employees' turn to be affected

Data leak at BRP: employees’ turn to be affected

BRP facilities in Valcourt, Estrie

Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) announces that employee data was stolen in the cyberattack that occurred on August 8.

In a press release published on Wednesday evening, the The company alleges that it was specifically certain login credentials of employees using BRP computers for personal purposes that were compromised.

They were therefore asked to change their personal passwords as a precaution and to better protect the information. Also, we support a credit monitoring service will be offered to all employees.

According to its internal investigation, BRP assures that it has no proof that the personal information of its customers was affected.

This is the second time in two days that the multinational, whose head office is located in Valcourt, confirms that stolen data in the cyberattack end up available on the invisible web (dark web). On Tuesday, the non-profit organization Hackfest went public with the fact that nearly 30 gigabytes of data, including passports, driver's licenses and contracts, were available on the internet.

BRP then claimed that the compromised information about some of its suppliers is limited in quantity and sensitivity.

Recall that BRP in Valcourt had been the target of a cyberattack on August 8. Business activities had been suspended for more than a week.

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