In its second major breach in less than two years, T-Mobile disclosed on Thursday that a hacker had obtained information from 37 million customer accounts, including names, birth dates, and phone numbers.

T-Mobile stated in a securities filing that it first learned that a “bad actor” was obtaining the data on January 5. It stated that the mobile service provider stopped the leak the following day with assistance from outside cybersecurity experts.

In a statement, T-Mobile stated, “We understand that an incident like this has an impact on our customers and regret that this occurred.”

Names, billing and email addresses, phone numbers, birth dates, T-Mobile account numbers, and information about a plan’s features and number of lines were among the exposed details. Not all of that data was included in many of the accounts. According to the company, it has begun notifying some of the affected customers in accordance with federal and state regulations.

T-Mobile stated that it had notified federal authorities and was continuing its investigation into the exposure. An application programming interface is a common piece of code that allows software to communicate with other software.

Consequently, the business agreed to pay $350 million to settle customer claims and $150 million to improve cybersecurity technologies and practices.

T-Mobile claimed in its filing on Thursday that it had “made substantial progress to date” with those upgrades. Additionally, it acknowledged that the most recent breach could result in “significant expenses.”

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