T-Mobile Discloses Customer Data Breach

Law360, New York (January 8, 2014, 2:59 PM EST) -- T-Mobile USA Inc. recently disclosed that the names, Social Security numbers and driver's license numbers of some of its customers were hacked, according to documents on the California attorney general's website.

A sample letter submitted by T-Mobile to the attorney general's office on Dec. 30 informed customers of an unauthorized access to a file stored on servers owned and managed by a T-Mobile supplier. The file that was breached contained personal information, according to the letter, and T-Mobile discovered the hack was discovered in late November.

"Although we believe the primary goal of the access was to obtain credit card numbers...

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