ShinyHunters group claims to have data of 70M AT&T customers

ShinyHunters group claims to have data of 70M AT&T customers

Threat actors claim to have a database containing private information on roughly 70 million AT&T customers, but the company denies any security breach.

ShinyHunters group claims to have a database containing private information on roughly 70 million AT&T customers, but the company denies that they have been stolen from its systems.

ShinyHunters is a popular hacking crew that is known to have offered for sale data stolen from tens of major organizations, including Tokopedia, Homechef, Chatbooks.com, Microsoft, and Minted.

Now the group is asking $1 million for the entire database, or $200,000 for access, according to the RestorePrivacy website that examined a sample that appears authentic.

“While we cannot yet confirm the data is from AT&T customers, everything we examined appears to be valid.” reads the RestorePrivacy website. “Here is the data that is available in this leak:

  • Name
  • Phone number
  • Physical address
  • Email address
  • Social security number
  • Date of birth”

Below is a screenshot shared by the website:

AT&T Data Breach 70-million-RP

The threat actors claim that data belong to AT&T customers in the United States, the group told RestorePrivacy that they are available to support AT&T to secure its systems for a reward.

AT&T denied any data breach, below is the statement from the telecomunication giant:

“Based on our investigation Thursday, the information that appeared in an internet chat room does not appear to have come from our systems,”

Pierluigi Paganini

(SecurityAffairs – hacking, Shinyhunters)




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