T-Mobile Confirms Hackers Got Social Security Numbers
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T-Mobile confirmed that among the personal data stolen by hackers are the social security numbers for at least some of the affected 40 million former or prospective customers.
Including such crucial data in the theft underscores what privacy advocates have long maintained: customer data should be minimized, and companies should hold on to as little information as necessary. (Joseph Cox / Motherboard and Brian Barrett / Wired)
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