Over 76,000 more 3 UK customers affected by data breach

Monday 13 March 2017 | 15:12 CET | News
3 UK announced that it has contact over 76,000 more customers whose personal data may have been accessed by fraudsters. The new information was uncovered in an investigation first disclosed last November by the company into an organised fraud ring to steal handsets from the mobile operator. In the course of the ensuing investigation with police, 3 found that additional files were affected, in addition to the initial 133,827 customers disclosed. It has contacted a further 76,373 customers to advise them of the new information. In a statement, 3 apologised "for the inconvenience and concern

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