Hilton hack underscores mobile security lapses

Friday, 25 February 2005, 8:42 AM EST

The gory if inconsequential details of how hotel heiress and professional celebrity Paris Hilton's cellphone address book was hacked this week nevertheless generated a buzz among engineers in the mobile phone industry.

The address book in question was stored on Hilton's Side Kick II smart phone, and backed up on a T-Mobile server.

By Junko Yoshida at CommsDesign.

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