Talk Talk is in the process of telling some four million subscribers that it has fallen victim to a “sustained cyber attack” – and it is highly possible that personal information including bank details have been 'stolen.'
The immediate advice is to check on-line bank accounts, and ALL data shared with Talk Talk.
The ISP admitted that “unfortunately” there is a “chance” that some customer data including subscribers' names, home addresses, dates of birth, phone numbers, email addresses, bank account info and credit card numbers have been accessed by hackers.
Talk Talk issued a statement confirming the Met Police Cyber Crime Unit has launched a criminal investigation “following a significant and sustained cyber attack on the Talk Talk website.”
This is not the first security scare to hit Talk Talk this year; in February, it confirmed scammers purporting to be from the ISP, had convinced customers to part with their bank account details.
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