The hacker claimed responsibility for the T-Mobile attack, damaging carrier security.

A man claiming to have infringed on T-Mobile data, who has leaked information to some 50 million people, has come forward to reveal his identity and criticize T-Mobile’s security. The Wall Street Journal.. John Buns said. WSJ That he was behind the attack and provided evidence that he could access the accounts associated with it, and explained in detail how he could remove it and why.

According to Binz, he was able to obtain customer (and former customer) data from T-Mobile by scanning insecure routers. He got one, he said. Journal, Which allowed him access to the Washington State Data Center, which holds credentials for more than 100 servers. He described the security of his career as “terrible” and said that realizing how much data he had made him nervous. According to WSJIt is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.

The information the hacker gained includes sensitive personal data, such as name, date of birth, and social security numbers, as well as important cellular data such as cell phone and SIM card identification numbers. T-Mobile said in a statement that it was “confident” that it had “blocked access and identified the bad actor used in the attack.”

Of WSJBuns’s history as a hacker goes into depth. He claims to have started a scam for popular video games and discovered a flaw in the botnet that attacked IoT devices (although he actually refused to work on the code). Is).

According to Benz, his relationship with the US intelligence service is strained. A lawsuit filed by Benz in 2020 demands that the CIA, FBI, DOJ and other agencies disclose what information they have. The lawsuit also alleges that the government tried, among other things, to persuade Buns to buy Stinger missiles on an FBI-owned website through an informant, with psychological and energy weapons on Buns Attacked, and even accused of being involved in his alleged abduction and torture. The FBI denied in its response to the allegations that the Bureau was investigating the bootnet or alleged surveillance, and information on kidnappings and torture.

Buns said. WSJ One of the motives behind the attack was to “make noise”, he said, adding that he hoped someone in the FBI would leak information about his alleged abduction. It is unlikely that Benz’s condition will improve now that he has identified himself as the man who hacked into one of America’s biggest carriers. However, if reports about how it accessed T-Mobile’s vast repository of data are accurate, it does provide a relevant picture of carrier security practices.

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