(Bloomberg) -- Deutsche Telekom AG fell victim to hackers using malware that targets household devices, with hundreds of thousands of customers experiencing technical issues with their phone, internet and TV services.
Hackers attacked Deutsche Telekom customers’ routers, causing as many as 900,000 of the carrier’s more than 20 million landline subscribers to lose service or see disruptions starting Sunday, the company said. While the carrier’s network wasn’t affected, it will take some time for all customer routers to work again, the carrier said Tuesday in a website statement.
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