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No evidence QEC customer data was compromised in cyberattack, VP says – Nunatsiaq News

Mar 31, 2023

Attack hit company’s information technology system; investigation continues

Qulliq Energy Corp. has found no evidence that customer data was compromised when it was hit by a cyberattack in January, says vice-president of operations and engineering Bill Nippard.

The attack hit the corporation’s information technology systems, including payment processing.

QEC previously stated it was too early to tell if any customers’ financial information had been compromised or stolen.

The corporation launched an investigation using cybersecurity experts and the Government of Nunavut’s information technology teams, and Premier P.J. Akeeagok confirmed then that the RCMP was assisting.

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