article thumbnail

New T-Mobile Breach Affects 37 Million Accounts

Krebs on Security

T-Mobile today disclosed a data breach affecting tens of millions of customer accounts, its second major data exposure in as many years. In a filing with federal regulators, T-Mobile said an investigation determined that someone abused its systems to harvest subscriber data tied to approximately 37 million current customer accounts.

Mobile 302
article thumbnail

T-Mobile Data Breach

Schneier on Security

It’s a big one : As first reported by Motherboard on Sunday, someone on the dark web claims to have obtained the data of 100 million from T-Mobile’s servers and is selling a portion of it on an underground forum for 6 bitcoin, about $280,000.

Mobile 360
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

Details of the Recent T-Mobile Breach

Schneier on Security

Surprising no one, T-Mobile had awful security. I’ve lost count of how many times T-Mobile has been hacked. Seems that 47 million customers were affected.

Mobile 348
article thumbnail

T-Mobile Investigating Claims of Massive Data Breach

Krebs on Security

On Sunday, Vice.com broke the news that someone was selling data on 100 million people, and that the data came from T-Mobile. On Sunday, Vice.com broke the news that someone was selling data on 100 million people, and that the data came from T-Mobile. A sales thread tied to the allegedly stolen T-Mobile customer data.

Mobile 313
article thumbnail

Why You Should Opt Out of Sharing Data With Your Mobile Provider

Krebs on Security

A new breach involving data from nine million AT&T customers is a fresh reminder that your mobile provider likely collects and shares a great deal of information about where you go and what you do with your mobile device — unless and until you affirmatively opt out of this data collection.

Mobile 286
article thumbnail

Mobile Device Security Policy

Tech Republic Security

Mobile devices are commonly used to conduct company business, which can render them more susceptible to risk than desktop or even laptop computers. Desktops are routinely stationary devices and laptops are harder to lose than smartphones or tablets, being more sizable.

Mobile 143
article thumbnail

Mobile device security policy

Tech Republic Security

PURPOSE This Mobile Device Security Policy from TechRepublic Premium provides guidelines for mobile device security needs in order to protect businesses and their employees. From the policy: REQUIREMENT FOR USERS If using a company-owned device, ensure that all mobile device use.

Mobile 142