T-Mobile has now confirmed a recent security issue took place potentially impacting a number of consumers. Here’s what customer data was affected.
T-Mobile has confirmed it suffered a recent data breach that might have affected a number of customers. This is not the first time such an incident has affected those subscribed to the self-proclaimed un-carrier. However, the good news is the degree of customer information that might have been compromised on this occasion, is not as serious as it could have been or has been in the past.
2020 was a difficult year for many, and this includes in terms of their data. For example, in December Spotify confirmed a security flaw that potentially could have exposed account data. In August, a major data breach potentially impacting as many as 235 million Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube profiles was revealed. In fact, T-Mobile was also not immune to 2020 privacy concerns, considering that a previous data breach is understood to have happened in March, 2020. Following previous incidents in both 2019 and 2018.