T-Mobile reveals security breach that hit prepaid customers

San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) US telecommunications giant T-Mobile has revealed there was an incident in which a malicious party was able to access account information of some of its prepaid customers.

The company’s team reportedly discovered and shut down the data breach and that it has reported the incident to the authorities.

T-Mobile said hackers didn’t access any sensitive information such as passwords, financial information, or social security numbers. The telco said it notified law enforcement of the incident, and is now reaching out to customers, ZDNet reported on Thursday.

The leaked data included details such as customer names, billing addresses, phone numbers, account numbers, rate plans, and plan features.

Earlier this year, Sprint said hackers accessed some of its user data via the Samsung official website.

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