Sprint reports that hackers have breached Samsung’s customer accounts

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Customer information such as names, billing, devise details and more was accessible to Hackers.

US mobile Sprint network operator has said that hackers have gone through the website’ And a Line’ via the unknown number of customer accounts.

Sprint said in a letter to impacted customers On 22 June, Sprint was notified of unauthorized access to its Sprint account using your account credentials through the Samsung.com ‘ add a line ‘ website.

Your personal data may have included the following telephone number, type of device, device I d, monthly fees, subscriber ID, account number, creation date, eligibility for the upgrade, first and last name, billing address and add-on services, says US telco.

Sprint said the information hackers did not have access to a considerable risk of fraud or identity theft, although many of them may disagree.

The company stated that three days later on June 25 it had re-secured all accounts affected by resetting PIN codes.


Notice of breach of sprint account is lacking a number of important information, including the number of broken accounts, the date that hackers initiated the access of Sprint accounts via Samsung.com and if hackers have altered customer account details. The information provided in Sprint is not provided.

With all these questions ZDNet approached Sprint, together with an inquiry as to how Sprint first found a breach. A spokesman did not respond promptly to the publication of this article.

This is Sprint’s second infringement notice letter this year. Boost Mobile, a virtual mobile network and the Sprint subsidiary have also suffered a further breach in the company.

In May, Sprint told hackers to access sprint accounts by Boost phone numbers and Boost.com pin codes.

Mark Funk
Mark Funk is an experienced information security specialist who works with enterprises to mature and improve their enterprise security programs. Previously, he worked as a security news reporter.