T-Mobile Identifies 5.3m More Accounts Accessed in Cyberattack

Aug. 20, 2021, 11:14 AM

T-Mobile has identified 5.3 million more current customer accounts that had names, phone numbers or certain other types of data illegally accessed in a cyberattack, according to a filing.

  • Company had previously reported that information from about 7.8 million current postpaid customer accounts was compromised
  • Additional accounts did not have any Social Security numbers or driver’s license/ID information compromised
  • “We are confident that we have closed off the access and egress points the bad actor used in the attack”
  • Company has identified 667,000 additional accounts of former customers accessed; previously reported that files on 40 million former or prospective customers ...

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