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If you applied for an account with T-Mobile in the past two years, your personal information may have been hacked. (Photo: Thinkstock)

(Bloomberg) — T-Mobile US Inc. said about 15 million consumers who filled out credit applications with the wireless carrier may have had their personal information stolen by hackers.

The breach happened when attackers gained access to a database containing T-Mobile’s information that was run by Experian Plc, the credit-tracking firm, the carrier said Thursday. The hackers stole names, addresses and Social Security numbers. People who submitted credit applications from Sept. 1, 2013, to Sept. 16, 2015, were affected, T-Mobile said.

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