Breached!! 15 Million T-Mobile customers victimized by data breach

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T-Mobile
is facing the embarrassing aftermath of a data breach affecting as many as 15 million of its customers. 9to5Mac tells us that the company "was quick to point out that the breach occurred on its credit partner’s servers" (but as a result of T-Mobile's credit check for device financing).

Customers'...

  • names
  • addresses
  • birthdates
  • social security numbers
  • ID numbers

all fell prey to the attack, and are now in the capable hands of evildoers. The vulnerability was wide open for more than two years: From September 1, 2013 all the way to September 16, 2015.

T-Mobile CEO John Legere is "incredibly angry about this data breach." :mad:

You can read more at the source article I linked to, above.