Three Mobile admitted that hackers have successfully accessed its customer upgrade database after using an employee login.
Sources familiar with the incident told the Telegraph that the
private information of two thirds of the company's nine million
customers could be at risk.
The company confirmed the breach on Thursday evening but declined to
say whether customers' data was stolen or how many have been affected.
Three said that the data accessed included names, phone numbers,
addresses and dates of birth, but added that it did not include
As I have noted before, all IT systems are at risk of hacking. Therefore people need to be prepared for their personal data to be stolen.