(Reuters) — Canadian energy company Suncor Energy said on Thursday that due to a cyber security incident last month, an unauthorized party obtained basic contact information of Petro-Points members.
“Based on our investigation to date, we determined that our IT network was accessed by an unauthorized party around June 21,” the company said.
It added that its Petro-Canada retail and wholesale distribution operations experienced temporary disruptions that have largely been resolved. Petro-Points is a loyalty program.
“We are notifying Petro-Points members and the appropriate privacy regulators. If we discover that additional information has been obtained, we will notify affected parties as appropriate,”; Suncor said.
Suncor’s operations include oil sands development, production, offshore oil and gas, and petroleum refining in Canada and the United States
The company noted that the cybersecurity incident has not affected the safety and reliability of its field operations.