T-Mobile reveals a forum that breached customer data and included 100 million people

T-Mobile confirmed that it was looking into an online forum post claiming to sell a large range of sensitive data to its customers, and Motherboard stated that it had been in contact with the data vendor, who said they took data from T-Mobile servers that included Social Security numbers The names, addresses and driver's license information relating to more than 100 million people, after reviewing samples of the data, appeared to be authentic.

 A T-Mobile spokesperson said in an email to The Verge: “We are aware of the claims made in the underground forum and are actively investigating their veracity, and we don't have any additional information to share at this time. 

It is not clear when the data was accessed, but T-Mobile has been the target of several data breaches in the past few years, most recently in December 2020. At that time it did not include more sensitive information such as names or Social Security numbers. 

In 2018, hackers gained access to the personal information of nearly 2 million T-Mobile customers that included names, addresses, and account numbers, and in 2019, some T-Mobile prepaid customers were affected by a breach that also gained access to names, addresses, and accounts. Preparation.

The March 2020 breach exposed some T-Mobile customers' financial information, Social Security numbers, and other 

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