Thu. Dec 12th, 2019

Some T-Mobile prepaid customers had their account information breached

Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/11/22/20978498/tmobile-security-disclosed-breach-prepaid-customers

Some T-Mobile prepaid customers had their account information breached
Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

On Thursday, T-Mobile disclosed a security breach that impacted some of its prepaid customers in the United States.

The company told Bleeping Computer on Thursday that a “small number of customers” were affected by the breach that was discovered earlier this month. According to T-Mobile, customer names, addresses, phone numbers, account numbers, rate plans, and plan features were all left exposed. More sensitive information like passwords, financial information, or social security numbers were not affected.

T-Mobile told the impacted customers this week that its cybersecurity team “discovered and shut down malicious, unauthorized access” to their accounts. Shortly after, the…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/11/22/20978498/tmobile-security-disclosed-breach-prepaid-customers

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