Hackers Reportedly Selling Data On 100M T-Mobile Users

T-Cell is investigating claims that delicate info from 100 million customers is being offered on the darkish internet, Motherboard reported, citing contact with the vendor and having seen knowledge samples. 

The information consists of info corresponding to names and social safety numbers; cellphone numbers and bodily addresses; driver license particulars; and distinctive IMEI numbers, Motherboard reported. 

See additionally: T-Mobile: Hackers Accessed Customer Call Data

"T-Cell USA. Full buyer information," the vendor informed Motherboard in a web-based chat. The vendor added that they “compromised a number of servers associated to T-Cell,” per Motherboard.

The underground discussion board had a buyer knowledge set promoting for six bitcoin — about $270,000 — packaged with 30 million social safety numbers and driver license particulars, in keeping with the report. The vendor allegedly informed the information outlet that the remainder of the information was within the technique of being privately offered.

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“I believe they already came upon as a result of we misplaced entry to the backdoored servers,” the vendor informed Motherboard, referring to indicators that T-Cell presumably responded to the hack.

Regardless of dropping entry to the backdoor servers, the vendor allegedly informed the information outlet that the information had already been downloaded to native servers. 

“It is backed up in a number of locations,” they stated.

See additionally: T-Mobile Hacked, User Data Stolen

T-Cell stated in an announcement to Motherboard and different media retailers that the corporate is “conscious of claims made in an underground discussion board” and it's within the midst of an lively probe to scrutinize the “validity” of the allegations.

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