Three phone scam data breach hits 133,000 customers
Three has confirmed that more than 133,000 customer accounts were breached by fraudsters in an attempt to upgrade and steal phones to sell them on.
Three said that no financial information such as bank account details has been accessed.
However, contract and billing data as well as details like job and marital status may have been obtained.
Eight customers have been unlawfully upgraded to a new device and data from 133,827 accounts has been accessed.
Dave Dyson, chief executive of Three, which has nine million customers, said: "We believe the primary purpose of this was not to steal... read more
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