Printed from

UK mobile carrier suffers cyber attack

Posted On: Nov. 21, 2016 5:00 AM CST

U.K.-based mobile carrier Three has suffered a cyber attack potential exposing the data of at least six million customers, Mexico Star reports. Hackers used an employee ID to login to the company's database to order high-value handsets. The database contained names, phone numbers, addresses and date of births of millions of customers. As a result of the attack, Three has lost 95,000 subscribers, costing it £60 million ($74 million). The company said that there was no financial information in the database.

Read more.