Ever wondered how secure your wireless carrier is ? Considering the amount of information we disclose on a daily basis, wireless carriers top the list of companies after banks and other institutions that hold our personal information.

When you think about it, there’s a lot that we as customers risk to obtain wireless carrier services.

According to a NOTICE OF BREACH on its website, T-mobile, one of the top wireless providers in the United States, became a victim of a cyber attack compromising the personal information of its customers and employees.

T-mobile’s Response to the Incident:

In collaboration with the Federal law Enforcement, T-mobile is proactively investigating the case alongside forensic experts. The reports so far claim that the information compromised included:

  • Victim’s names.
  • Phone numbers.
  • Addresses.
  • Bill details like phone plans, phone numbers and billing information.

So far, any financial information and social security numbers have not been listed as information compromised.

T-mobile confirmed that any specific utilization of the information compromised has not been discovered yet. Further investigation is in process.

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