Nicolas Jacobsen, a 21-year old hacker, broke into T-Mobile’s servers and had access to “US Secret Service email, customers’ passwords and Social Security numbers, and candid photos taken by Sidekick users, including Hollywood celebrities.” He is currently awaiting trial, faced with “two felony counts of computer intrusion and unauthorized impairment of a protected computer .”

Jacobsen could access information on any of the Bellevue, Washington-based company’s 16.3 million customers, including many customers’ Social Security numbers and dates of birth, according to government filings in the case. He could also obtain voicemail PINs, and the passwords providing customers with web access to their T-Mobile email accounts

[via TheRegister]

Nicolas Jacobsen, a 21-year old hacker, broke into T-Mobile’s servers and had access to “US Secret Service email, customers’ passwords and Social Security numbers, and candid photos taken by Sidekick users, including Hollywood celebrities.” He is currently awaiting trial, faced with “two felony counts of computer intrusion and unauthorized impairment of a protected computer .”

Jacobsen could access information on any of the Bellevue, Washington-based company’s 16.3 million customers, including many customers’ Social Security numbers and dates of birth, according to government filings in the case. He could also obtain voicemail PINs, and the passwords providing customers with web access to their T-Mobile email accounts

[via TheRegister]