T-Mobile CEO apologizes for massive hack, announces cybersecurity deal with Mandiant

T-Mobile’s CEO has finally spoken out about the massive hack that exposed millions of customers’ sensitive information, apologizing for the leak and announcing a cybersecurity pact with Mandiant.

CEO Mike Sievert on one hand sought to downplay the incident — which led to the leak of nearly 48 million social security numbers alongside other information from a total of 50 million people — by touting the fact that no financial information was lost.

He also implied that the leak of social security numbers, driver’s licenses and ID information was “like so many breaches before,” but admitted that the company had failed to keep their customers’ data safe.

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