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Can anybody tell me how i find out if my data was breached when virgin was compromised

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Read the info below ref the VM data breach

https://community.virginmedia.com/t5/News/Virgin-Media-s-data-incident-Help-and-Advice/ba-p/4166258

according to the above, VM should have contacted you if you were affected.

If you require further information on your data held by VM, contact their data protection team via contacts towards the bottom of this page

https://www.virginmedia.com/shop/the-legal-stuff/privacy-policy

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They would have contacted you to tell you, as that's a legal requirement.  

You're not believing that drivel in certain papers that victims of the data breach are in line for a £5k payout?  

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'You're not believing that drivel in certain papers that victims of the data breach are in line for a £5k payout?'

do i hint a certain cynicism in your tone 🙂

'could' and 'upto' are the key words in the 'drivel'. customers rarely get payouts resulting from data breaches. only proven rock solid financial losses result in anything. the upto is just the grey area maximum.
£1.26 off a future bill from a company due to inconvenience is more likely. certainly not enough to pay for christmas.....well a card for auntie flo.

the op of course could try here https://haveibeenpwned.com/

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@jamesofmerton  do i hint a certain cynicism in your tone 

Sir James of Merton, you doth discredit me!  Polite scepticism is the term you you were looking for.

 

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