AT&T Informs 1,600 Customers About Data Breach

AT&T Inc. informed about 1,600 customers that an employee gained unauthorized access to their personal data in August, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters, the latest in a flurry of data breaches in recent months. According to a letter posted on the website of the Attorney General of Vermont on Oct. 1, the company said the person may have obtained Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers and AT&T services customers subscribed to.