Saturday, December 2, 2023

T-Mobile Hacked – Hackers Gained Access to Prepaid Customers Data

American telecommunications giant T-Mobile Anoununced a data breach on its network, through which attackers gained access to a prepaid customer’s data.

T-Mobile US provides wireless voice, messaging, and data services in the United States. The company operates the third largest wireless network in the U.S market with over 84.2 million customers and annual revenues of $32 billion.

Cyber Criminals targeting the undisclosed number of T-Mobile prepaid wireless customers account.

There is no financial data involved with this data breach, including social security numbers, and no passwords were compromised.

T-mobile believes that the following set of data may have been accessed by cybercriminals.

  • prepaid service account
  • Name 
  • Billing address (If the customer added when the account was created)
  • Phone number
  • Account number
  • Rate plan and features
  • International calling feature

“Rate plan and features of your voice calling service are “customer proprietary network information” (“CPNI”) under FCC rules, which require we provide you notice of this incident.”

According to the T-Mobile statement ” We take the security of your information very seriously and have a number of safeguards in place to protect your personal information from unauthorized access. We truly regret that this incident occurred and apologize for any inconvenience this has caused you.”

This is not the first time T-Mobile facing the data breach, Last year August hackers gained access to their internal network and stolen around 2 million customers’ sensitive data. 

If you were a Prepaid T-Mobile customer, and did not receive a notification and would like to confirm if your information was impacted, T-Mobiel requests their customers to email [email protected].

You can follow us on LinkedinTwitterFacebook for daily Cybersecurity and hacking news updates.

Also Read:

Data Breach – How Badly It Affect Your Business – Top 3 Negative Impact

Prepare Your Business For a Security Breach – Risks and Protection Measures


Latest articles

Active Attacks Targeting Google Chrome & ownCloud Flaws: CISA Warns

The CISA announced two known exploited vulnerabilities active attacks targeting Google Chrome & own...

Cactus Ransomware Exploiting Qlik Sense code execution Vulnerability

A new Cactus Ransomware was exploited in the code execution vulnerability to Qlik Sense...

Hackers Bypass Antivirus with ScrubCrypt Tool to Install RedLine Malware

The ScrubCrypt obfuscation tool has been discovered to be utilized in attacks to disseminate the RedLine Stealer...

Hotel’s Hacked Logins Let Attacker Steal Guest Credit Cards

According to a recent report by Secureworks, a well-planned and advanced phishing attack was...

Critical Zoom Vulnerability Let Attackers Take Over Meetings

Zoom, the most widely used video conferencing platform has been discovered with a critical...

Hackers Using Weaponized Invoice to Deliver LUMMA Malware

Hackers use weaponized invoices to exploit trust in financial transactions, embedding malware or malicious...

US-Seized Crypto Currency Mixer Used by North Korean Lazarus Hackers

The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned the famous cryptocurrency mixer Sinbad after it was claimed...
BALAJI is an Ex-Security Researcher (Threat Research Labs) at Comodo Cybersecurity. Editor-in-Chief & Co-Founder - Cyber Security News & GBHackers On Security.

API Attack Simulation Webinar

Live API Attack Simulation

In the upcoming webinar, Karthik Krishnamoorthy, CTO and Vivek Gopalan, VP of Products at Indusface demonstrate how APIs could be hacked.The session will cover:an exploit of OWASP API Top 10 vulnerability, a brute force account take-over (ATO) attack on API, a DDoS attack on an API, how a WAAP could bolster security over an API gateway

Related Articles