T-Mobile USA penetrated by hacker

Jan 12 2005 - 12:41 PM ET | Security, T-Mobile
T-Mobile USA found itself a victim of data theft--serious data theft. Among the data taken from T-Mobile's servers: * US Secret Service e-mail * Customers' passwords and Social Security numbers * Photos taken by Sidekick users, including photos from many celebrities T-Mobile has known of the problem since July 2003. The attacker was charged in October 2003. Update: T-Mobile has issued a statement that the company has notified all 400 customers that had their data stolen. [via Gizmodo]