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Hack Brief: Hackers Steal 15M T-Mobile Customers’ Data From Experian

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Oct
2015
Hack Brief: Hackers Steal 15M T-Mobile Customers’ Data From Experian

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For looking for fraud victims, few targets are as tempting as the data brokers that make a business out of assembling millions of people’s private information. That’s a lesson T-Mobile is learning now that its partnership with one such data collector, , has resulted in the theft of 15 million T-Mobile customers’ private details.

On Thursday T-Mobile revealed that hackers had breached Experian’s network and stolen a trove of T-Mobile’s data, which the carrier had sent to Experian to perform credit checks on potential customers seeking financing for phones or cellular plans.

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