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Time to update that password - and four-digit account pin, which was also among the pilfered records


That rumored AT&T dark web customer data dump from mid-March has been confirmed, and it's a whopper: A total of more than 73 million current and former customers are included in the cache, AT&T confirmed over the weekend.

The telco giant said in a press release that the data that appeared in cybercrime forums last month was genuine, and included information on 7.6 million current AT&T customers as well as 65.4 million former users. The largest stolen data trove appears to be from 2019 or earlier based on initial investigations, AT&T said. 

"It is not yet known whether the data in those fields originated from AT&T or one of its vendors," the company noted in its press release. "Currently, AT&T does not have evidence of unauthorized access to its systems resulting in exfiltration of the data set." 

The information included in the dump varies per customer, AT&T ...


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