Serious TalkTalk data breach leads to scam phone calls for customers

February 27, 2015

Hackers have stolen the personal details of thousands of TalkTalk customers, and – in some cases – used them to scam further information such as sensitive banking information.

Yesterday, UK broadband and phone operator TalkTalk emailed customers to tell them that an investigation had uncovered that there had been a significant data breach involving a third party contractor which had legitimate access to customer account details.

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