T-Mobile Is Investigating Claims of Data Breach

The claims originally were posted in what T-Mobile called an “underground forum.” Although the particular forum post does not mention T-Mobile by name, the seller of the data said it came from company servers.

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The hacker claims to have obtained data for over 100 million people, and even has the IMEI numbers for smartphones. The seller is asking for 6 bitcoin for a data packet containing 30 million Social Security numbers and driver's licenses, which at the time of this writing, is about $275,000.

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