T-Mobileís Website Bug Let Hackers Steal Data Using A Phone Number

Whoopsie, it looks like until very recently, T-Mobileís website had a bug that allowed hackers to exploit it, where they were able to gain access to a userís email address, account, and a phoneís IMSI network code, and all they needed was your phone number, which in this day and age isnít really that hard to obtain.This is according to a report from Motherboard in which security research Karan Saini had discovered the flaw. According to Saini, “T-Mobile has 76 million customers, and an attacker could have ran a script to scrape the data (email, name, billing account number, IMSI number, other numbers under the same account which are usually family members) from all 76 million of these customers to create a searchable database with accurate and up-to-date information of all users.ĒThis flaw is said to be similar to what Andrew Auernheimer did several years ago when he performed a similar attack on AT&Tís website to obtain the email addresses of over 100,000 iPad users. It is unclear how many custome

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