Hackers gained access to Orange 800000 customers accounts

orange telecomHackers gained access to Orange 800000 customers accounts. The French telecom company ‘Orange’ announced recently, it was targeted by unknown hackers on 16th January 2014, who allegedly gained access to the accounts of up to 800,000 customers of Orange website.
Hackers accessed the personal data of three percent of Orange’s customers in France. Hackers were able to gain access to unprotected data including names, addresses, phone numbers and other account details. The Orange clients apparently lost personal data, but their passwords remain safe. Orange closed the affected webpage for a few hours and warned its clients of the risk of identity theft.