Old cell phones attract hackers

Wednesday, 22 November 2006, 9:24 AM EST

Sam Bachman is a frequent upgrader. Not of cars or homes, but of his "smart phone." Hooked on the convenience of a cell phone that's also a mini PC, calendar and address book, the social worker just bought his sixth Treo smart phone. And before advertising his old model for sale online, he took what he thought was a savvy step: He "reset" the device to wipe it free of data.

Or so he thought.

At Detroit News.

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