blackbasta attacks Yellow Pages Canada

Date:

April 22, 2023

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Overview

Title

blackbasta attacks Yellow Pages Canada

Victim

Yellow Pages Canada

Attacker

BlackBasta

Location

Montreal, Canada

Montreal, Quebec

Size of Attack

Unknown/TBD

First Reported

April 22, 2023

Last Updated

October 31, 2022

Yellow Pages Group Canada, a directory publisher, has confirmed it has suffered a ransomware attack.

The infamous ransomware and extortion group Black Basta has claimed responsibility for the attack, posting sensitive documents and data on its site.

The Yellow Pages group was founded in 1908 and owns and operates the YP.ca and YellowPages.ca websites, as well as the Canada411 online service.

Black Basta has leaked a sample of sensitive documents exposing personal information including:

ID documents (such as scans of passports and driver licenses) exposing people's date of birth and address

- Tax documents—exposing Social Insurance Number (SIN)

- Sales and purchase agreements

- 'Accounts Receivable' spreadsheet dated February 28, 2023

- Budget and debt forecast dated December 2022

The infamous ransomware and extortion group Black Basta has claimed responsibility for the attack, posting sensitive documents and data on its site...

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