T-Mobile is finally – officially – confirming millions of their customers’ personal information was exposed this week in a security breach. As you may have heard earlier this week, the telecommunications company was hacked, but they’ve been quiet about the details.
Now they’re calling the cyberattack highly sophisticated. As reported previously, the stolen data includes names, birth dates, social security numbers, and driver’s license information for roughly seven-point-eight million current T-Mobile postpaid customers.
But that also includes more than 40-million records of former and prospective customers. The company is offering two years of free identity protection services for those who were affected.
Read the full article & learn more about the hack here.
SOURCE: Tech Crunch