O2 have released a statement stating that they haven’t suffered a data breach:
We have not suffered a data breach. Credential stuffing is a challenge for businesses and can result in many company’s customer data being sold on the dark net. We have reported all the details passed to us about the seller to law enforcement and we continue to help with their investigations.
Being aware of these threats and adopting good security practices certainly stands you in good stead, but encouraging customers and employees to follow these other simple steps can also help further alleviate any potential risks:
And finally…act now! Remember this is not just a problem for O2 customers and you could be next.
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