AT&T has disclosed that the company has suffered a security breach in which the users’ personal information was stolen. The attack was from inside as a few employees of the AT&T accessed the personal information of its customers without any proper authorization.
The company said, “We recently learned that three employees of one of our vendors accessed some AT&T customer accounts without proper authorization. This is completely counter to the way we require our vendors to conduct business.”
The attack was executed several weeks ago in the month of April, and the company is currently collecting facts so as to press charges against those three employees.
All the customers who unfortunately became a victim has been informed about, AT&T said, “We know our customers count on us and those who support our business to act with integrity and trust, and we take that very seriously. We have taken steps to help prevent this from happening again, notified affected customers, and reported this matter to law enforcement.”