Whether it’s good news or bad, I’m going to be direct, transparent and honest ,wrote T-Mobile CEO on his post to reaction about Experian firm data Breach which processes T-Mobile credit applications.
The data bracht has compromised the personal data of about 15 million T-Mobile customers records ,records include name,address and birthdate ,encrypted fields with Social Security ,driver’s license, passport number,information used in T-Mobile’s own credit assessment ,Experian has taken responsibility for the data breach in a press release.
Bellow from the Q&A about the incident :
Q: What happened?
A: Experian’s network server was accessed by an unauthorized party.The unauthorized access an isolated incident over a limited period of time. It included access to a server that contained personal information for consumers who applied for T-Mobile USA postpaid services between Sept. 1, 2013 and Sept. 16, 2015.
Experian’s consumer credit database was not accessed, and no other clients’ data was accessed.