Friday, 2 October 2015

Date 15 Million Customers T-Mobile USA Stolen From Experian

Attackers have managed to break in Experian at data processor and credit bureau and got the data of 15 million customers of the US branch of T-Mobile stolen. Experian will check for T-Mobile or its customers or creditworthy. At burglary name, address, date of birth and encrypted social security numbers and ID numbers, such as driver's license or passport, stolen.

Research from Experian shows that the encryption may be compromised. The stolen data comes from customers who between September 1, 2013 and September 16, 2015 an application for credit is made, as T-Mobile CEO John Legere an open letter to let you know. Experian states that on September 15, discovered the break-in on a company server. Doing so would have no payment information or other banking information stolen.

According to the data processor, the attackers had limited time access to the data, but how long is not said. It is also not clear how the attackers were able to gain access to the server. Affected customers can due to the incident two years at no cost to monitor their credit. In the open letter to customers said Legere to be very angry with Experian and will evaluate the cooperation with the company.

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