Three Mobile Hacked - 6 Millions Data At Risk

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Britain's biggest mobile phone company 'Three Company' had recently suffered from cyber attacks, which could put millions of customers data at risk.

Three Mobile admitted that hackers have successfully accessed its customer upgrade database after using an employee login.

Company commented that on breached hackers accessed customers data including names, numbers, address and data of birth, but there is no evidence of any financial data loss.

At the meantime, National Crime Agency is investigating the breach and said that three people have been arrested, two for computer misuse and one for perverting the course of justice.

A spokesman for the National Crime Agency said: "On Wednesday 16 November 2016, officers from the National Crime Agency arrested a 48-year old man from Orpington, Kent and a 39-year old man from Ashton-under-Lyne, Manchester on suspicion of computer misuse offences, and a 35-year old man from Moston, Manchester on suspicion of attempting to pervert the course of justice.

A 17 year old boy pleased guilty to seven counts of breaching the Computer Misuse Act 1990 at Norwich Crown Court earlier this week.

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