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T-Mobile Reports Data Breach Affecting a Few Hundred Customers

T-Mobile faced another data attack in late February and early March, the company confirmed Wednesday, saying it affected a few hundred customers. The company faced larger breaches in the past (see 2301200047). “We notified a small number of customers that…

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our systems and processes worked to detect and stop a bad actor who was accessing accounts using stolen credentials. No personal financial account information or call records were included,” T-Mobile said in a statement. “We take these issues seriously and have taken steps to proactively protect the impacted customer accounts and to help prevent recurrence. We are continuing to expand the safeguards we have in place,” the carrier said. Bleeping Computer first reported the breach. “Compared to previous data breaches reported by T-Mobile, the latest of which impacted 37 million people, this incident affected only 836 customers,” the information security and tech news site said: “Still, the amount of exposed information is highly extensive and exposes affected individuals to identity theft and phishing attacks.”