Most top mobile carriers retain geolocation data for two years on average, FCC findings show
Ten of the top 15 mobile carriers offer no way for consumers to opt-out of geolocation data collection, according to responses to the agency.
Personal data from T-Mobile breach still spreading on dark web, state governments warn
Attorneys general from New York, California and multiple other states issued alerts to consumers about the August 2021 T-Mobile incident.
FCC wants to revamp data breach laws for telecom carriers
The rule change could create additional reporting requirements for companies.
The FCC wants to force phone carriers to guard against SIM-swapping scams
SIM-swapping can lead to identity and financial fraud.
T-Mobile confirms breach exposed sensitive data of more than 40 million people
The breach is the company's fifth since 2018.