Sunday July 5, 2020

Mobile phone company Three suffers data protection breach

Nearly 50 businesses affected as bills sent to wrong addresses

4th March, 2016
Three prepared an incident report and notified the Data Protection Commissioner Pic: Rollingnews.ie

Mobile phone company Three suffered a data protection breach today that saw dozens of its business customers' billing data exposed.

The Sunday Business Post understand the breach occurred when the businesses in question requested additional copies of their bills, which were subsequently sent to the wrong addresses.

According to Three, around 48 business customers were affected by a break-down in the company’s billing processes, and the company has “ceased activity from that channel while the...

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