NY OAG warns T-Mobile data breach victims of identity theft risks


The New York State Office of the Attorney General (NY OAG) warned victims of the August 2021 T-Mobile data breach that they faced identity theft risks after some of the stolen information ended up for sale on the dark web.

The alert comes after individuals impacted in the incident were notified by identity theft protection services that their info was found online, demonstrating that affected consumers are now at heightened risk for identity theft.

“Information stolen in a massive data breach has fallen into the wrong hands and is circulating on the dark web,” said New York Attorney General Letitia James.

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Source: Bleeping Computer