T-Mobile claims hackers have stolen personal data from around 7.8 million customers

T-Mobile US said on Wednesday that an ongoing investigation into a cyber attack on its systems revealed that some personal data from about 7.8 million of its current postpaid customers had been compromised. The company became aware of the attack last week, it said in a statement, after an online forum alleged that its users’ … Read more

T-Mobile Data Breach: US FCC to Investigate Personal Data Leakage of 7.8 Million Customers

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said on Wednesday that it will investigate a data breach disclosed by T-Mobile US, affecting more than 47 million current, former and potential customers. The third-largest wireless operator in the United States said that personal data, including social security numbers and driver’s license information, from more than 40 million … Read more

New personal data privacy law passed in China to protect online users, which will go into effect Nov. 1

China’s National People’s Congress officially approved a law on Friday aimed at protecting the privacy of online user data and will implement the policy from Nov. 1, according to Xinhua state media. Passing the law completes another pillar in the country’s efforts to regulate cyberspace and should add more compliance requirements for businesses in the … Read more