United States telecommunications giant T-Mobile has unveiled that the personal data of its employees and customers have been hacked. This is the second security breach T-Mobile has admitted in the last six months.
T-Mobile Data Breach
“The Cybersecurity team discovered and shut down malicious, unauthorized access to some information related to the T-Mobile account”, T-Mobile said in a notice of data breach.
The data accessed did not include names on the account, physical or email addresses, financial data, credit card information, social security numbers, tax ID, passwords, or PINs.
With support from leading cybersecurity forensics experts, the company started an investigation to determine what happened and what information was involved.
What information was involved?
T-Mobile has found that threat actors gained access to telecommunications information generated by customers, known as CPNI.
Customer Proprietary Network Information (CPNI) as defined by the Federal Communications…