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3 UK customer upgrade database hacked for phone thefts

Friday 18 November 2016 | 08:38 CET | News
Hackers have successfully accessed 3 UK's customer upgrade database after using an employee login. Sources familiar with the incident told the Telegraph that the private information of two-thirds of the company's around 9 million customers could be at risk. The company confirmed the breach but declined to say whether customers' data was stolen or how many have been affected. The operator said that the data accessed included names, phone numbers, addresses and dates of birth, but added that it did not include financial information.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: 3 UK
Countries: United Kingdom
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