The major US telecom firm based in Washington state on the USA west coast said on its website that its "cyber-security team discovered and shut down an unauthorized access to certain information", including name, billing zip code, phone number, email address, account number and other sensitive data.
But researchers who saw the compromised data say data exposed in the breach is more than what T-Mobile disclosed, Vice says; and that the passwords are likely encoded with a notoriously weak algorithm that can be cracked with brute force. If you are an affected T-Mobile customer you will receive a notification as such from the company which will link you to this page.
The company also affirmed that it has security measures in place to protect customer information from unauthorized access, though they provided no specifics on the details of those safeguards. We truly regret that this incident occurred and are so sorry for any inconvenience this has caused you.
T-Mobile says that all affected customers have, or soon will be, notified.
According to the announcement, the unidentified hackers were a part of "an global group".
On Tuesday, Cohen detailed how he made pre-election hush payments to porn star Stormy Daniels and Playboy model Karen McDougal. President Donald Trump warned Thursday that any effort to impeach him would have dire economic consequences.
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It represents a pot of gold - especially for female players who traditionally dominate the list of highest-paid athletes. Indeed, all of the other seeds - 32 women, 32 men - were positioned based on the WTA and ATP rankings, as usual.
We're going to go first to Alexandria, Va., at the federal courtroom where the Manafort trial has been taking place. Duncan described Gates as "nervous", and said the jury ultimately threw away his testimony during deliberation.
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The shelves of a downtown Honolulu Walmart were stripped of items ranging from canned tuna to dog food. That meant it was likely to cause catastrophic damage with winds 157 miles per hour (252 kph) or above.
His attorney, Allan Richards, said Thursday that the public should give his client his day in court and not prejudge the case. Rivera said that "anyone could have done this", referring to murdering Tibbetts.
Alvaro Morata makes bold statement about leaving Chelsea
I could have gone back to Spain or Italy, all the people believe in me there, but I want to change things here", said Morata. This, has seen him score Chelsea's first league goal of the 2018/2019 football season against Hudderfield on Match day 1.
State raises West Nile virus warning level
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Stormy Daniels Sends A Brief Message After Cohen Plea
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Questions surround immigration status of Iowa murder suspect
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Putin deplores US sanctions, but lauds Trump meeting
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