AT&T confirms security breach2014-06-16 09:38 by Daniela
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AT&T confirmed a data security breach that occurred over two weeks in April, adding it was an inside job at one of AT&T's vendors.
Accounts were accessed without authorization between April 9 and April 21 by employees of one of AT&T's service providers and would have provided access to Social Security numbers and dates of birth, AT&T said in a letter sent to customers. While accessing customer accounts, AT&T said the employees would also have been able to view Customer Proprietary Network Information, which includes the time, date, duration, and destination number of phone calls.
AT&T has notified law enforcement of the breach. They are also offering affected customers one year of free credit monitoring.
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