T-Mobile User Info Acquired by Hackers in Experian Breach

Episode 1226 (02:30)

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T-Mobile user data was acquired by hackers this week when credit bureau Experian was compromised. Hackers got customer names, addresses, drivers licenses, social security numbers and more. According to T-Mobile CEO John Leger, 15 million people including new applicants requiring a credit check from September 1st, 2013 through September 16th, 2015 were affected. Customers will get two years of free credit monitoring and identity resolution services from Experian.

Patreon also had been hacked this week, and at least 15 GB worth of password data, donation records, source code, credit card numbers and more were acquired.