AT&T Acknowledges Another Insider Breach

AT&T recently began notifying an undisclosed number of customers that one of its employees “violated our strict privacy and security guidelines” by accessing their accounts without authorization in August 2014.

The data potentially accessed by the employee includes the affected customers’ Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers, and Customer Proprietary Network Information (CPNI), which details services purchased, including which numbers the customer has called and when.

“On behalf of AT&T, please accept my sincere apology for this incident,” company director of finance billing operations Michael A. Chiaramonte wrote in the notification letter [PDF]. “Simply stated, this is not the way we conduct business, and as a result, this individual no longer works for AT&T.”

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