According to the T-Mobile mobile network, the data of nearly 50 million of the company’s customers in the United States may have been compromised. The operator explained that the leak may affect 7.8 million current users, as well as over 40 million former and applying future customers of the network.
T-Mobile announced that the information at risk of disclosure includes, inter alia, customer names, social security numbers and driving license details.
The company argues that other data, such as telephone numbers, PIN numbers, passwords and financial information of nearly 50 million people, have not been disclosed.
T-Mobile customer data leak in the USA
Data leakage 850 thousand. current subscription users has been confirmed. The service provider announced that it is already working on resetting vulnerable PINs.
The company announced that it would offer its injured subscribers a two-year free personal data protection service. The company recommends subscribers to change their PIN.
It has also been made public that an investigation into the circumstances of the data leak is underway.
The T-Mobile US cellular network, headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, is one of the largest cellular network operators in the US alongside AT&T and Verizon.
T-Mobile Polska – explanations
According assurances of T-Mobile Polish users can rest easy. “The event that took place in the United States does not translate in any way to the customers of T-Mobile Polska. The data of our customers is protected in accordance with the highest security standards” – we read the reply sent to TVN24 Biznes by the T-Mobile Polska press office.
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