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From: Stan8/22/2021 2:19:18 PM
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T-Mobile Data Breach 2021: 100 Million Users Exposed in Latest Hacking, Is There a Fix?

The American telecommunications provider T-Mobile falls victim to yet another data breach. More than 100 million user data have been stolen, including names, physical addresses, phone numbers, security numbers, unique IMEI numbers and driver license information. The hacker is reportedly selling a subset of the data for approximately $280,000. [excerpt]

This is, unfortunately, the second T-Mobile data leak that happened this year. Early in February, T-Mobile also confirmed a data breach that led to customer SIM swap frauds, also known as SIM hijacking. In summary, SIM hijacking happens when someone takes control of the victim's phone number. Hackers can automatically receive the victims' calls and messages, steal their user credentials, and take over their online service accounts. [excerpt]

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