T-Mobile says hackers stole information on over 40 million people

Posted on AllSides August 18th, 2021
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Personal data, including social security numbers, of more than 40 million former and prospective customers who applied for T-Mobile credit were exposed in a data breach, the company said Tuesday.

The big picture: About 7.8 million current T-Mobile postpaid customers were also affected. Some of the data accessed included names, date of birth, SSN, and driver’s license/ID information.

“Importantly, no phone numbers, account numbers, PINs, passwords, or financial information were compromised in any of these files of customers or prospective customers,” the company said.

The breach, however, did expose, the names, phone...

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