Over 5,000 Wind Tre customers hit by data breach

Friday 9 June 2017 | 10:00 CET | News

Italy's data protection authority, Garante Privacy, has ordered Wind Tre to write to customers to notify them of a data breach that occurred on 20 March. Tech website Key4Biz reports that some 5,118 customers may have been affected when the service provider responsible for the Self Care 3 area was attacked. A total of 402 of the 5,118 customers could also have been victims of unauthorised access to their personal data including user ID and login credentials.

Wind Tre, the new Italian operator emerging from the 50-50 joint venture between Veon's Wind and Hutchison's 3 Italia, is currently the biggest mobile operator in the country in terms of mobile SIMs.

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