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3 Mobile UK Hacked – 6 Million Customers' Private Data at risk

3 Mobile UK Hacked – 6 Million Customers' Private Data at risk

November 18, 2016Mohit Kumar
Three, one of UK's biggest mobile operators, has become the latest victim of a massive data breach that reportedly left the personal information and contact details of 6 Million of its customers exposed. The company admitted the data breach late Thursday, saying that computer hackers gained access to a Three Mobile customer phone upgrade database containing the account details of nearly 6 Million customers. According to multiple British  media reports citing both Three and the National Crime Agency ( NCA ), the computer hackers used an employee login to gain entry into its database. The stolen data includes customer names, addresses, phone numbers and dates of birth, which is then used to carry out mobile phone fraud. The company has not yet confirmed the total number of users' affected by the breach, though it assured its customers that no payment data, including bank account numbers and card numbers, has been accessed. According to Three, the hackers had stolen
British Baptist Minister's son charged with hacking US Army and Nasa Computer Systems

British Baptist Minister's son charged with hacking US Army and Nasa Computer Systems

October 30, 2013Wang Wei
Son of a Baptist Minister, 28-year-old British man named Lauri Love has been charged with hacking into the computer systems of the US army, NASA and other federal agencies. He was arrested Friday at his home in Stradishall, England by the National Crime Agency and according to the indictment alleges Love and his unnamed co-conspirators hacked into thousands of computer systems between October 2012 and October 2013. The indictment does not accuse Love of selling information or doing anything else with it for financial gain. His father Alexander Love, 60, a Baptist minister, works as a chaplain at HMP Highpoint North. His mother Sirkka-Liisa Love, 59, also works at the jail as a teacher. He is charged with one count of accessing a U.S. Department or agency computer without authorization and one count of conspiracy. The government said the purpose was to disrupt the operations and infrastructure of the federal government.  They stole data on more than 5,000 individuals, as well as info
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