T-Mobile data on 15 million customers exposed in Experian hack

T-Mobile US said about 15 million consumers who filled out credit applications with the wireless carrier may have had their personal information stolen by hackers

1st October, 2015

T-Mobile US said about 15 million consumers who filled out credit applications with the wireless carrier may have had their personal information stolen by hackers.

The breach happened when attackers gained access to a database containing T-Mobile’s information that was run by Experian, the credit-tracking firm, the carrier said. The hackers stole names, addresses and social security numbers. People who submitted credit applications from September 1, 2013, to September 16, 2015, were affected, T-Mobile said.

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