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AT&T Says Data on 73 Million Customers Leaked on Dark Web


AT&T used the Easter holiday weekend to quietly share details on data that surfaced on the dark web roughly two weeks ago.

AT&T on Saturday said that data on roughly 73 million current and former customers was exposed on the dark web, including social security numbers and other personal information.

According to the telecommunications giant, the data set appears to be from 2019 or earlier, impacting approximately 7.6 million current AT&T account holders and approximately 65.4 million former account holders.

Dallas, Texas-based AT&T used the Easter holiday weekend to quietly share the update on data that surfaced on the dark web roughly two weeks ago.

“AT&T has determined that AT&T data-specific fields were contained in a data set released on the dark web approximately two weeks ago,” the company said in a statement. “While AT&T has made this determination, it is not yet known whether the data in ...


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