Sunday September 18, 2016

Teen Uncovers Route To Free Web Surfing On T-Mobile U.S. Network

How many of you on T-Mobile would have kept this to yourself? All it required was a proxy and "/speedtest" in the URL.

Jacob Ajit, a 17-year-old student at the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Fairfax, Virginia, was bored and screwing around with a smartphone that had service and a SIM for T-Mobile's prepaid phone service. He soon discovered it was possible to still gain access to the Internet without paying for an account; all he had to do was route everything through a proxy application running on a server with "/speedtest" in its Web address.