T-Mobile, the most popular telecom service admitted that hackers have breached its server on August 20 and hacked over 2 million customer’s data including names, addresses, account numbers and billing zip codes but the good news is the breach doesn’t contain any financial information of customers like credit card numbers, social security numbers and passwords.
The company published a blog post in which they are detailed the breach, but they didn’t reveal how hackers managed to hack into its servers.
According to Motherboard, a company representative said that around 3 percent of its 77 million customers were affected by the breach. They also said that the hacking group behind this breach managed to access T-Mobile servers through API that didn’t contain any sensitive credentials of customers and the company found this breach quickly and immediately shut it down.
“We take the security of your information very seriously and have a number of safeguards in place to protect your personal information from unauthorized access,” T-Mobile said. “We truly regret that this incident occurred and are so sorry for any inconvenience this has caused you.”
T-Mobile said they informed law enforcement about this breach and the affected users will be notified directly via SMS message, E-mails or a Phone call. If you just want to check about your information, you can also call 611 customer care on any T-Mobile phone.