T-Mobile confirms hack after customer data ends up for sale on cybercrime forum

From malware.news


US telecommunications giant T-Mobile has confirmed today that hackers breached some of its internal servers but said that it is still investigating if “any personal customer data” was stolen in the breach.

The company’s conflicting statement comes after a threat actor put up for sale the personal details of millions of T-Mobile customers on a cybercrime forum on Saturday, August 14.

While the hacker’s ad referenced 30 million T-Mobile customers, in a subsequent interview with news site Motherboard, the individual claimed the data was part of a larger package containing details for 100 million T-Mobile customers.

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