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AT&T Comments on Equifax Data Breach
Saturday, September 09, 2017

DALLAS, Sept. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T today made the following comments related to the announcement by Equifax that some of their customer data security measures recently were compromised:

"The security of our customers' personal information is paramount to us. For that reason, our security team has been assessing Equifax's data breach since it was announced. There was no breach of AT&T systems or the data we maintain and the perpetrators targeted only Equifax systems. However, we understand that the impacts include current and former consumer and business customers of AT&T.

In light of this, we encourage our customers to take advantage of the steps that Equifax is taking to mitigate this breach and to advise and assist its customers. Current and former customers of AT&T should start by visiting www.equifaxsecurity2017.com to confirm if they are potentially affected and to sign up for credit file monitoring and identity theft protection.

We will continue to work closely with Equifax as their assessment progresses."

*About AT&T
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, business, mobile and high speed internet services. We offer the nation's best data network** and the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider. We're one of the world's largest providers of pay TV. We have TV customers in the U.S. and 11 Latin American countries. Nearly 3.5 million companies, from small to large businesses around the globe, turn to AT&T for our highly secure smart solutions.

AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc. Additional information about AT&T products and services is available at about.att.com. Follow our news on Twitter at @ATT, on Facebook at facebook.com/att and on YouTube at youtube.com/att.

Ā© 2017 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the Globe logo and other marks are trademarks and service marks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

**Claim based on the Nielsen Certified Data Network Score. Score includes data reported by wireless consumers in the Nielsen Mobile Insights survey, network measurements from Nielsen Mobile Performance and Nielsen Drive Test Benchmarks for Q1 + Q2 2017 across 121 markets.

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