T-Mobile is warning customers of a data breach that occurred in late August 2018. The company reported to Motherboard that hackers stole the personal data of over 2 million people during the incident.
T-Mobile released an official statement saying it quickly shut down a cyberattack on their database, but the incident may have exposed the personal data of 2.3 million of its 77 million customers, or slightly less than 3% of customers.
“We take the security of your information very seriously and have a number of safeguards in place to protect your personal information from unauthorized access,” T-Mobile said. “We truly regret that this incident occurred and are so sorry for any inconvenience this has caused you. None of your financial data – including credit card information – or Social Security numbers were involved, and no passwords were compromised.” Continue reading Over 2 Million Customers Affected by T-Mobile Data Breach