130,000 customers at risk following Three Mobile hack

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130,000 customers at risk following Three Mobile hack

18th November 2016 News 0

Update 21St November, Three Mobile release a statement saying 130,000 customers details were compromised.

Three Mobile hack as reported in the Telegraph

The hack is reported¬†to be on a system for customer’s use when requesting phone upgrades. This is provided the cyber criminals with customer names, addresses, date of birth and email addresses.

This information, whilst does not contain financial customer data, can be used cyber criminals to carry out other crimes against those affected that could result in financial losses.

The Telegraph has a link in the article to good advice for people who may be affected to reduce the chances of cyber criminals exploiting this data breach for financial gain that 365Risk endorses.

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