UPDATE: T-Mobile Investigating Alleged Hack

By Lawrence Walsh  |  Posted 2009-06-08 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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T-Mobile is investigating a report of a breach of its network. Hackers claim to have gained access to large amounts of the wireless carrier's operating data, technology specs and customer records.

T-Mobile says it's aware of the alleged breach of its network security, as reported in an email to insecure.org over the weekend.

>> Click here to read the first post on this alleged incident << 

In a statement to Channel Insider, T-Mobile said:

"The protection of our customers' information, and the safety and security of our systems, is absolutely paramount at T-Mobile. Regarding the recent claim, we are fully investigating the matter. As is our standard practice, if there is any evidence that customer information has been compromised, we would inform those affected as soon as possible."

 

 

 

 

 

>> Click here to read the full blog entry

 
 
 
 
Lawrence Walsh Lawrence Walsh is editor of Baseline magazine, overseeing print and online editorial content and the strategic direction of the publication. He is also a regular columnist for Ziff Davis Enterprise's Channel Insider. Mr. Walsh is well versed in IT technology and issues, and he is an expert in IT security technologies and policies, managed services, business intelligence software and IT reseller channels. An award-winning journalist, Mr. Walsh has served as editor of CMP Technology's VARBusiness and GovernmentVAR magazines, and TechTarget's Information Security magazine. He has written hundreds of articles, analyses and commentaries on the development of reseller businesses, the IT marketplace and managed services, as well as information security policy, strategy and technology. Prior to his magazine career, Mr. Walsh was a newspaper editor and reporter, having held editorial positions at the Boston Globe, MetroWest Daily News, Brockton Enterprise and Community Newspaper Company.
 
 
 
 
 
























 
 
 
 
 
 

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