Daily Trust

Over 2m T-Mobile customers hit by data breach

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.

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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.

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T-Mobile has informed the authorities about the stolen data.