Frontier Communications: 750k people’s data stolen in April attack on systems

Frontier Communications has confirmed more than 750,000 individuals were affected in an April cyberattack on its systems, according to a regulatory filing.

Lawyers representing the major US telco told the Office of the Maine Attorney General that data belonging to 751,895 people was stolen. The data types impacted, according to the filing, are limited to names and social security numbers. No financial data is believed to be compromised.

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Source: MSN News

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