UK telecoms operator Vodafone has revealed that the personal details of some 1,827 customers have had their personal information accessed by hackers, who broke into accounts between midnight on Wednesday 28 October and noon the following day.
What happens when – without warning – your mobile phone company stops sending you the SMS authentication messages, leaving you locked out of your social media accounts?
Vodafone in Germany has found itself in the awkward position of admitting to two million customers that a hacker has stolen their personal information.
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