Tag Archives: 2021 Cybersecurity Attack

T-Mobile agrees to settle $500M over massive 2021 hack

The massive 2021 hack involving T-Mobile’s customers finally comes to an end. Today, the Un-carrier has agreed to settle the class-action lawsuit from the hack by paying $500 million. The proposed agreement filling entails T-Mobile will be paying $350 million as settlement fund for lawyers, fees, and to the people who filed claims. The remaining $150 million will be spent to improve its “data security and related technology” for 2022 and 2023.  The 2021 hack exposed the … [read full article]

T-Mobile CEO apologizes for recent cybersecurity attack, shares future plans

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Ever since T-Mobile learned of the cyberattack last week, they have been very vocal about the incident. They continued to give updates to their customers via their blog and even sent out a notification to affected customers. Today, T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert has once again taken the time to reassure their customers and apologize for the breach.  In a blog post, Sievert revealed that the hacker was able to access the personal information of over 54 million … [read full article]

Hacker comes forward, insults T-Mo’s ‘awful’ security

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T-Mobile continues to conduct its research into the recent customer data breach. And so far, the Un-Carrier has discovered that the information of over 50 million customers have been compromised. To add insult to the injury, a hacker who claims to be responsible for the attack has stepped up and called T-Mobile’s security “awful.” The hacker, named John Binns, apparently went on [read full article]

T-Mobile for Business customers also victims of cybersecurity attack

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Just when we thought T-Mobile for Business’ customers were safe from the recent cybersecurity attack last week, it turns out we were wrong. This was earlier confirmed by T-Mobile for Business group’s executive vice president, Mike Katz. Katz released a post on his LinkedIn account to address the concern. The executive also shared how they have been handling things on their end to secure their customers. When … [read full article]

More numbers coming in for T-Mobile’s 2021 Cybersecurity attack

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T-Mobile has revealed further information about the recent cybersecurity attack. Aside from the earlier 48 million victims, there are another 5.3 million existing T-Mobile postpaid customers that have been found to be part of the hack.  The newly discovered victims had their customer names, addresses, birthdays, phone numbers, IMEIs and IMSIs illegally accessed by the hackers. Unlike the first report, these accounts did not have their SSNs … [read full article]