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Experian-T-Mobile US hack: 'We trusted them, now that trust is broken'

gerdesj Silver badge
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PCI DSS?

Given the nature of their business then I would imagine that PCI DSS applies.

Unencrypted data may represent a fail. However if the storage volumes that they were stored on were encrypted but accessible due to being online then sadly that would probably pass.

Still, given there was a breach then something else may surface as a fail. My money is on an admin password on a post-it note stuck to a monitor near a window.

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