T-Mobile Investigating Claims of Data Breach on Online Forum

Aug. 15, 2021, 7:52 PM

T-Mobile USA Inc. is investigating the validity of claims of a data breach that is said to involve personal data from more than 100 million people, some of which is up for sale in exchange for bitcoin.

“We are aware of claims made in an underground forum and have been actively investigating their validity,” a spokesperson for the Bellevue, Washington-based wireless carrier said. “We do not have any additional information to share at this time.”

The company is looking into a post on a forum that claims to be selling personal data related to more than 100 million people, information ...

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