Hackers make away with 15 mln T-Mobile customer data with Experian


Hackers have struck again. T-Mobile revealed late on Thursday that hackers had breached Experian’s network & stolen much of T-Mobile’s data, which the carrier had sent to Experian to perform checks on potential customers seeking finance for phones, etc. Number of people affected: About 15 million users. Data stolen included names, addresses, & birth dates, as well as encrypted social security numbers & drivers’ license ID numbers. Both companies revealed that the hackers may have cracked the encryption.


Experian Hack Affects Millions of T-Mobile Credit Applicants … -MacRumors

http://www.macrumors.com Oct 1, 2015 

Experian today announced that one of its business units experienced a serious data breach, with hackers acquiring personal information for approximately 15 million T-Mobile users, as T-Mobile was the Experian client that …

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UnCool: Millions of T-Mobile customers affected by Experian … – 9to5Mac

http://9to5mac.com  Oct 1, 2015 

While Experian and T-Mobile both confirm that no credit card or banking information was compromised in the breach, a variety of other sensitive information was. Customer names, addresses, birthdates, Social Security …

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Records Of 15 Million T-Mobile Customers Swept Up In … – TechCrunch

http://techcrunch.com  Oct 1, 2015 

T-Mobile announced on Thursday the personal information of about 15 million customers was swept up in a hack on Experian, a vendor that processes the phone..

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About 15M T-Mobile users affected by Experian data breach – Apple Insider

http://appleinsider.com Oct 1, 2015 

Hackers targeting credit check firm Experian stole the personal data of approximately 15 million T-Mobile customers who applied for postpaid services or device financing, Experian announced on Thursday…

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