T-Mobile Apologizes, Hires Mandiant and KPMG in Wake of Fifth Data Breach in Five Years
Boston Public Library hit by a cyber incident, Phorpiex gang shuts down and sells code on the dark web, DHS seeks comments on cybersecurity hiring system, FBI issues report on Hive ransomware, more
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In an update posted to the company website, T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert apologized for the fifth breach the company has experienced in five years, which exposed more than 50 million of its customers’ or would-be customers’ personal data.
Sievert also said that T-Mobile is partnering with cybersecurity firm Mandiant and consultants at KPMG to add more cybersecurity expertise to the team, at least for the time being. (Richard Lawler / The Verge)
The Boston Public Library, which serves more than four million customers per year, said its network was hit by a cyberattack on Wednesday, leading to a system-wide technical outage last week.
The library’s IT department is restoring all affected devices an…