Thursday, 21 October 2021

T-Mobile latest telco to suffer mammoth data breach

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Tuesday 17 August 21

The operator says it is still investigating the severity of the data breach, with reports suggesting that data from more than 100 million customers could have been compromised

T-Mobile’s cybersecurity has come under scrutiny numerous times in the past few years, with serveral hacking incidents of various severity coming to light. In 2018, a notable breach reportedly gave hackers unauthorised access to customer names, billing ZIP codes, phone numbers, email addresses, and account numbers. Four additional data breaches were recorded between this time and the end of 2020…

T-Mobile’s cybersecurity has come under scrutiny numerous times in the past few years, with serveral hacking incidents of various severity coming to light. In 2018, a notable breach reportedly gave hackers unauthorised access to customer names, billing ZIP codes, phone numbers, email addresses, and account numbers. Four additional data breaches were recorded between this time and the end of 2020…

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