AT&T data breach affects up to 500 thousand UK users

03/04/2024 | DIGIT

US telecommunications giant AT&T has confirmed that a significant data breach has exposed the personal information of millions of its customers. The company acknowledged the breach on 30 March after discovering a dataset on the dark web. Approximately 7.6 million current customers and 65.4 million former AT&T account holders have been impacted by the data breach, including almost 500,000 users in the UK, according to Surfshark. The compromised information includes social security numbers, passcodes, and potentially exposes full names, email addresses, mailing addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, and AT&T account numbers.

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