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AT&T suffers critical breach impacting 73 million customers

April 1, 2024


AT&T has suffered a data breach impacting the information of 73 million of its current and past customers. The dataset leaked on the dark web contains several fields of personal data belonging to AT&T’s customers from 2019 and earlier, the company said in a public statement released on Saturday.

The breached data, according to the company, affects approximately 7.6 million of its existing customers.

“AT&T has determined that AT&T data-specific fields were contained in a data set released on the dark web approximately two weeks ago,” the company said in the statement. “With respect to the balance of the data set, which includes personal information such as social security numbers, the source of the data is still being assessed.”

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