PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – T-Mobile is alerting customers of a data-breach that may have comprised the personal information of about 2 million customers.READ MORE: CDC Says There's 'Substantial' Level Of COVID-19 Transmission In Parts Of Pennsylvania, Delaware And New Jersey Region
T-Mobile says the breach was discovered on Aug. 20 and was immediately shut down.READ MORE: Firefighters Rush To Battle Fire In Abandoned Warehouse In Trenton
The company says no financial data, credit card information, social security numbers, or passwords were involved in the breach. However, hackers may have obtained customers’ names, billing zip codes, phone numbers, email addresses, account numbers and account types.
T-Mobile says customers affected have been or will be notified shortly.MORE NEWS: Woman Shot While Crossing Street In Hunting Park, SUV Struck By Gunfire, Philadelphia Police Say
This isn’t the first time T-Mobile has been targeted by hackers, back in 2015 the company announced hackers had obtained customers’ personal information, including social security numbers, home addresses, birth dates and other personal information belonging to about 5 million wireless customers.