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Virgin Media could pay more than $5.5 billion for data breach

Posted On: Mar. 31, 2020 5:43 AM CST

Cyber attack

U.K.-based telecommunication firm Virgin Media Ltd. could pay up to £4.5 billion ($5.6 billion) in compensation to customers affected in a cyber breach that exposed the personal details of around 900,000 people, Dark Reading reports. Between April 2019 and late February 2020, a misconfigured database exposed customer information including full names, email addresses, birth dates, and phone numbers.

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