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T-Mobile and MetroPCS users got their personal data hacked, and there isn't much to be done

1 month ago   |   By Phone Arena

T-Mobile got to the airwaves to announce that on Monday, August 20th, the company had to deal with a hacking attack from abroad that left personal details of about 2 million customers in a vulnerable state.
Fret not, though, as your more sensitive info like Social Security numbers, account passwords, or any financial details, were not accessed. The compromised data, however, listed customers' names, the associated billing zip codes, and phone numbers, email addresses, account types and numbers, and so on - still pretty unpleasant to have to ...
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T-Mobile hack exposes personal info on 2.3 million customers

T-Mobile hack exposes personal info on 2.3 million customers

1 month ago   |   By VentureBeat

An international hacking group successfully exposed the personal information of roughly 2.3 million T-Mobile customers, the carrier has revealed, though particularly sensitive details were apparently spared. T-Mobile shut down the hack on August 20, and is in the process of notifying affected customers using text messages. The company's offic...
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T-Mobile Shuts Down Unauthorized Access To Customer Data

T-Mobile Shuts Down Unauthorized Access To Customer Data

1 month ago   |   By Android Headlines

T-Mobile has revealed that its cybersecurity unit detected and thwarted a customer data breach on August 20, resulting in unauthorized access to personal information of its subscribers. The incident marks yet another such issue for the company, with T-Mobile recently disclosing a similar problem resulting in unauthorized data access. That vulnerability left customer login logs exposed to hackers but was fixed in a relatively swift manner earlier this year.
Several days back, T-Mobile reported the data breach to authorities after the company discovered that some personal customer...
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T-Mobile says overseas hackers stole personal data of more than 2M customers

T-Mobile says overseas hackers stole personal data of more than 2M customers

1 month ago   |   By 9to5Mac

T-Mobile has disclosed that hackers gained access to the personal data of some two million of its customers.
Compromised information includes names, zip codes, phone numbers, email addresses, account numbers and account types...
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