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Sprint's Boost Mobile acknowledges customer data breach

Tuesday 14 May 2019 | 11:37 CET | News
Sprint's brand Boost Mobile has informed its customers that it experienced a data breach on 14 March that allowed hackers to access some user accounts. The company didn't reveal how many customers were involved but said phone numbers and PIN codes were exposed and the stolen information was used to log into user accounts through its website. The operator has proceeded to send affected customers a text with a temporary PIN.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Boost Mobile / Sprint
Countries: United States
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