T-Mobile suffers 8th data breach in less than 5 years

Telecom player T-Mobile US has suffered a cybersecurity incident that resulted in the exposure of personal details of 37 million users, the company reported in a filing to the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday. 

Customer data such as customer name, billing address, email, phone number, date of birth, T-Mobile account number and information such as the number of lines on the account and plan features were exposed, the company revealed. 

However, T-Mobile in a statement insisted that customer payment card information (PCI), social security numbers/tax IDs, driver’s license or other government ID numbers, passwords/PINs or other financial account information were not exposed, it . 

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