Insider steals data on 2 million Vodafone clients in Germany
BERLIN (AP) - Cellphone and broadband provider Vodafone Deutschland says it was the target of a large-scale data theft affecting the personal details of 2 million German customers.
Spokesman Alexander Leinhos said the attack was conducted by an unidentified IT systems administrator who worked for a company contracted by Vodafone.
The company said in a statement on Thursday that the stolen data included customers' names, addresses, date of birth and bank details.
Credit card information and passwords were not stolen.