T-Mobile has suffered a data breach that saw personal information of more than 2 million US customers stolen by cyber criminals, the mobile carrier confirmed.
Customers’ real names, billing address, phone number, email address, account number and account type (prepaid or postpaid) were all exposed to hackers. However, T-Mobile claims no credit card or payment information was stolen.
The data breach was detected and successfully shut down by T-Mobile’s internal cyber security team. The company is currently reaching out to those who may have been impacted by the data breach.
T-Mobile has informed the authorities about the stolen data.