Friday 23 October 2015

UnEncrypted 4 Million TalkTalk Customers Data Got Hacked

UnEncrypted 4 Million TalkTalk Customers Data Got Hacked

UK Based Company TalkTalk Got Hacked .. 4 Million Customers Data have been breached. Company said that data was not encrypted. Its easy to open all data including Email and Bank details.

TalkTalk Telecom Group plc is a company which provides pay television, telecommunications, internet access, and mobile network services to businesses and consumers in the United Kingdom.

These data been affected?

Company said, the investigation is still ongoing. The Metropolitan Police is investigating this case. But unfortunately there is a chance that some of the following data may have been compromised:

  1. Names
  2. Addresses
  3. Dates of birth
  4. Email addresses
  5. Telephone numbers
  6. TalkTalk account information
  7. Credit card details and/or bank details

Last night TalkTalk website was unavailable with message: 

"Sorry we are currently facing technical issues, [and] our engineers are working hard to fix it. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause."

According to report, TalkTalk website was attack by DDOS.

Company also warn to the customers be alert of the Phishing emails attack, it might be the next step of Cyber criminals.


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