Daily Authority: 😱 Another massive T-Mobile data breach


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🐈 Happy Friday! I’m still a little disappointed to see Stadia die this week (The The subreddit is pretty bleak), but I managed to find a free giant cat calendar (shared at the bottom of the newsletter). You win a little and lose a little.

T-Mobile has suffered another huge data breach

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If you are a T-Mobile Prepaid or postpaid customer, we have some bad news. The company declared itself a victim yet another data breachthis time affecting 37 million accounts.

  • As confirmed by A press releaseThe breach first occurred on November 25 and was not discovered until January 5.
  • The attacker stole the information using the “no permission” API.
  • T-Mobile claims nothing has been affected that would “jeopardize the integrity of customers’ accounts or finances.”
  • In other words, sensitive information such as payment details, social security numbers, government identification numbers, passwords/PINs, and other financial details were not exposed in the hack.
  • However, other information such as names, billing addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, T-Mobile account numbers, and plan details were stolen.
  • This is the latest in a series of data breaches from T-Mobile, with the most recent incidents occurring in 2022 and 2021.
  • The latter was much worse, exposing sensitive details like Social Security numbers, driver’s licenses, phone numbers, and physical addresses.
  • In addition, it was the company’s source code It was reportedly stolen last year by cybercriminal group Lapsus.
  • Even if you’re not a T-Mobile customer, we highly recommend it Create strong passwords and use Password administrator.

Friday fun

Cats play with cranes US Army Corps of Engineers calendar for the Portland area

US Army Corps of Engineers

As promised in the introduction, today we have giant cats presented by the US Army Corps of Engineers (via Good news network). Yes, you read correctly. The state agency Portland County released a free 2023 calendar that adds a little purring to some of its accomplishments with cats superimposed on photos.

The results are cats scratching at cranes, stretching out on dams, and taking naps on massive civic infrastructure projects all over Oregon and southwest Washington. Since it’s a federal agency, you can Download the calendar for free here.

Have a great weekend,



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