T-Mobile Hacked Again- Data Breached!
So, the telecom company T-Mobile Hacked again for the fourth time since 2018. First reported on 29 December, which has affected its 200,000 customers.
According to T-mobile officials, a security incident recently identified and quickly shut down that may have impacted some of your T-Mobile account information. The data accessed did not include names on the account, physical or email addresses, financial data, credit card information, social security numbers, tax ID, passwords, or PINs.
T-Mobile is the brand name used by the mobile communications subsidiaries of the German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom AG. The brand is active in the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Poland, and the United States.
T-Mobile Cybersecurity team recently discovered and shut down malicious, unauthorized access to some information related to your T-Mobile account. We immediately started an investigation, with assistance from leading cybersecurity forensics experts, to determine what happened and what information was involved. We also immediately reported this matter to federal law enforcement and are now in the process of notifying impacted customers.
What Was Information Involved?
Customer proprietary network information (CPNI) as defined by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules was accessed. The CPNI accessed may have included phone number, number of lines subscribed to on your account and, in some cases, call-related information collected as part of the normal operation of your wireless service. As stated above, the data accessed did not include names on the account, physical or email addresses, financial data, credit card information, social security numbers, tax ID, passwords, or PINs.
Previously T-Mobile Hacked
In 2018, a data breached had impacted 2 million customers. Hackers have accessed their names, email addresses, phone numbers, Zip codes, and other personal information. Whereas in 2019, 1 million prepaid customer’s data had compromised.