Global Telecoms Giant Hit by Data Breach

Global Telecoms Giant Hit by Data Breach

Spanish telecommunications provider Telefonica admitted this week that it was hit by a breach that exposed the personal and financial information of millions of Spanish users of the firm’s Movistar services.

The breach was discovered by a user who reported it FACUA, a Spanish non-profit that specializes in consumer rights protections. The user said he was able to view the personal data of other Movistar users via the online customer portal. .

Telefonica said that it immediately addressed the problem last Monday. However, FACUA had already filed a complaint with the Spanish Agency for Data Protection (AEPD) against the company.  

 

Source: Bleeping Computer

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