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Experian data breach exposes credit information of over 15 million T-Mobile customers to hackers

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Experian data breach exposes credit information of over 15 million T-Mobile customers to hackers

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Both T-Mobile and Experian — the credit company they use for credit tests — have found out that they have been the topic of a massive data breach, ensuing within the stolen data of greater than 15 million T-Mobile customers. Although each firms are apologizing for the breach, the blame lies only on Experian who hackers controlled to scouse borrow the names, addresses, start dates, drivers license numbers, passport numbers, and social safety numbers of T-Mobile customers among the dates of September 1st, 2013 thru September sixteenth, 2015.

T-Mobile runs your credit on every occasion including a brand new line, or upgrading a tool so if that sounds such as you, be looking out. On the brilliant aspect, as a result of customers’ financial institution bills and credit card cost information used to be saved correctly with T-Mobile, you don’t have to fear approximately that stuff making its means into hackers’ dirty little arms.

While there isn’t so much T-Mobile can do, CEO John Legere wasn’t precisely satisfied concerning the assault, pronouncing they’re now reevaluating their dating with Experian in consequence of the hack. T-Mobile will start alerting customers logging into their debts at the same time as Experian might be alerting customers in writing. While the Experian data is said handiest to T-Mobile customers we will have to be transparent — although implemented for carrier with T-Mobile all through the above time line and later cancelled or have been rejected, you’re in the similar boat as everybody else (myself incorporated). Ugh.

[T-Mobile | Experian]

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