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11/25/2019
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T-Mobile Prepaid Hit by Significant Data Breach

The breach, estimated to have affected more than a million customers, came from malicious external actors.

More than a million T-Mobile prepaid customers' personal information and account details were exposed in a data breach. According to the company no payment information, Social Security numbers, or passwords were exposed in the breach, which it described as "malicious, unauthorized access."

T-Mobile informed effected customers on Friday and says that the unauthorized access was shut down by its internal security team. While passwords were said not to be compromised, T-Mobile is advising affected customers to change their passcode or PIN as soon as possible.

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12/17/2019 | 7:40:55 PM
Re: T-Mobile Prepaid Hit by Significant Data Breach
Very interesting. The guys and I were just talking about this while doing our television repair service for a customer. I will have to share this with them. Thank you!
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