T-Mobile hacker speaks out in WSJ interview, says carrier has ‘awful’ security
Once Binns gained access to T-Mobile’s data center, he quickly realized he had “access to something big.” With entry to a T-Mobile data center in Washington, Binns was able to access over 100 servers. “Their security is awful,” Binns said in the interview.
In messages with the Journal, Mr. Binns said he managed to pierce T-Mobile’s defenses after discovering in July an unprotected router exposed on the internet. He said he had been scanning T-Mobile’s known internet addresses for weak spots using a simple tool available to the public.
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