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.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Intentional backdoors in iOS devices uncovered

Posted on 22 July 2014.  |  A researcher has revealed that Apple has equipped its mobile iOS with several undocumented features that can be used by attackers and law enforcement to access the sensitive data contained on the devices running it.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Wed, Jul 23rd
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //