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Recent T-Mobile data breach may have been far more serious than initially claimed

March 6, 2020

Less than four months after T-Mobile confirmed over a million prepaid customers had their personal data compromised as a result of a “quickly corrected” security “incident”, it appears not one but two new “sophisticated attacks” may have impacted sensitive information belonging to an unspecified number of the “Un-carrier’s” wireless subscribers.

The first of these fresh data breaches came to our attention a couple of days ago, when a bunch of Redditors shared screenshots of T-Mobile alerts received by text message that prompted affected users to visit a webpage where Magenta detailed the nature of the hack. While it’s never pleasant when these things happen, most people informed of this particular attack were relieved to hear their financial data was purportedly not impacted.

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