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T-Mobile confirms it has been hacked

2021-08-17 17:55 by
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T-Mobile confirmed hackers gained access to the telecom giant's systems in an announcement published Monday.

"We have determined that unauthorized access to some T-Mobile data occurred, however we have not yet determined that there is any personal customer data involved," the company said in a statement. "We have been working around the clock to investigate claims being made that T-Mobile data may have been illegally accessed."

As first reported by Motherboard on Sunday, someone on the dark web claims to have obtained the data of 100 million from T-Mobile's servers and is selling a portion of it on an underground forum for 6 bitcoin, about $280,000. The trove includes not only names, phone numbers, and physical addresses but also more sensitive data like social security numbers, driver's license information, and IMEI numbers, unique identifiers tied to each mobile device. Motherboard confirmed that samples of the data "contained accurate information on T-Mobile customers."

T-Mobile has been hit by data breaches in the past, including 2019 when an attacker gained unauthorized access to prepaid customers' service account info, affecting around 1.5% of the carrier's customers. No financial data, passwords or social security numbers were compromised in that attack. In 2018, T-Mobile said around 3% of its customer base, or about 2 million users had their account data hacked by unknown international entity. And in 2015 T-Mobile found that personal information was stolen for 15 million people who applied for T-Mobile services when credit application vendor Experian's systems were breached.

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by davidlwpablo - 2021-08-18 02:05
Since the beginning of the year as a disabled applicant I have been to our resources to identified fraud and identity theft I recently registered on here to identify as well reserved any problems or issues that has over the time occurred I have done everything in my power I have notified my Internet landline home phone provider the police department etc. my own community online off-line refuse to knowledge the disabled and senior citizenAct
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I asked the community here hire staff who is responsible of the platform and etc. to do the right thing and suffering going through a hardship right now on top of this if we do not stop the criminals who are doing this which they are right in front of us sometime ago my Facebook has been hacked and taken over I have been unable to access it for some time now as well other platforms so when it comes to knowing coding skills and computer knowledge I am unaware I do not have essentials or knowledge I am doing my best to comprehend with a little bit I do have as the owner of my product through my company Internet phone provider it will be very proper and decent as an SOS that the community or higher staff here can relate that to a safety net for texture to get this rolling because people try to realize I cannot afford to be fraudulent any, criminal or crime I have so much to lose as a disabled applicant and the relation of the senior citizen act please assist me to protect my identity background as well what you do online to steal etc. it bounces back to you always online off-line crime has his own fingerprint regardless to how you do it right is right and wrong is wrong t-Mobile is my mobile phone provider CenturyLink is my landline home phone Internet provider I have done everything in my power to communicate with them I need my community hire staff will power to relate that we have a disable AppleCare who is a victim under all circumstances I was forced to purchase this product to my provider. This time around I am requesting financial reciprocation for any and all damages mentally physically etc. and I need assistance because this hardship of mine it’s getting out of hand and they got to be dealt with
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