23 Aug 2021

T-Mobile Breach Now Affects 54.6 Million Individuals

According to new reports from T-Mobile, an additional six million current and former customers were affected by a recently disclosed data breach. The firm stated that it has effectively closed off access and egress points for the attack. Information exposed includes IMEIs, ISMIs, addresses, names, dates of birth, phone numbers,

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17 Aug 2021

100m T-Mobile Customer Records Purportedly Up for Sale

Security researchers have discovered a dark web seller offering 30 million T-Mobile customers’ Social Security and driver license numbers on an underground web forum. The vendor advertises the collection as a subset of the purported 100 million records contained in stolen databases. The records are being offered for just one

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09 Mar 2020

T-Mobile Suffers Another Breach as Staff Emails Targeted

The phone carrier T-Mobile recently suffered a malicious cybersecurity attack that allowed the attacker access to T-Mobile customer account information. This is not the first time that T-Mobile has been the subject of such an attack; in 2018, 2 million customers had their information illegally accessed. T-Mobile is in the

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28 Feb 2020

FCC Probe Finds Mobile Carriers Didn’t Safeguard Customer Location Data

Earlier this month, the FCC notified cellphone carriers AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, and others that they are facing hundreds of millions in fines after the FCC conducted an investigation that found that the companies failed to safeguard information regarding customers’ real-time locations. The FCC informed the carriers of pending notices

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10 Dec 2019

T-Mobile, Sprint Head to Court to Defend Merger

The merger of T-Mobile and Spring will be challenged this week in court, testing the federal government’s role in deciding whether the two tech giants can join forces. A coalition of 13 states and the District of Columbia is suing the two companies to block the merger, which consists of

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30 Jul 2018

Nokia, T-Mobile US agree $3.5 billion deal, world’s first big 5G award

T-Mobile US and Nokia have partnered to develop and deliver the first 5G services across the U.S. Upgrades beyond 4G have been in question as operators fear the investment required to upgrade networks for what some have called “incremental” capacity increase. Improvements, however, are touted as faster and more reliable,

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