Company Reports Attempted Hack
DATA THEFTNovember 22, 2011
PCWorld reports that AT&T has notified customers of an "organized and systematic" attempt to access their personal account information. In an e-mail, the company said that it did not "believe that the perpetrators of this attack obtained access" to the accounts when using auto script technology to "determine whether AT&T telephone numbers were linked to online AT&T accounts." The company said it will investigate the incident.