T-Mobile appears to have suffered a devastating data breach as a reported 100 million records have appeared for sale on a dark web forum. The customer data is about as sensitive as possible, containing accurate Social Security and driver's license numbers.
The company arranged a payment of $200,000 through a third party, but customer data from the T-Mobile hack was subsequently seen for sale on dark net forums.
With an increase in legislation, the privacy landscape is a moving target for brands. Businesses are diverting precious resources away from improving personalization relevance to maintaining global privacy compliance. The two shouldn’t be working against each other.
Hackers breached UScellular’s retail CRM software and accessed customer data, including PIN and CPNI, and ported some subscribers’ mobile phone numbers to a different carrier.
India’s new CERT-In order applies to VPN providers, virtual private server (VPS) providers, data centers and cloud service providers. These services are required to hold and turn over a variety of customer data.
As consumers demand greater corporate responsibility for their personal information, business and technology leaders face an ever-expanding list of challenges pertaining to cybersecurity and privacy of customer data.
DreamHost database leak exposed nearly 815 million records of customer data from the WordPress hosting platform. User account and configuration information was exposed.