What to do if you're concerned about the T-Mobile data breach - The Washington Post

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This week, wireless carrier T-Mobile confirmed reports of a major data breach in which hackers obtained personal information belonging to more than 40 million past, present and potential customers.

And in a sign that the extent of the data breach is more severe than previously expected, T-Mobile on Friday confirmed that personal data belonging to an additional 5.3 million customers was obtained in the hack.

That means full names, date of birth, social security numbers, information from driver's licenses as well as unique identifiers for customers' phones were leaked, potentially putting millions of those at a greater risk of identify theft.

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