Forwarded from: Times Enemy <timesat_private> > http://media.guardian.co.uk/newmedia/story/0,7496,810374,00.html > > Julia Day > Monday October 14, 2002 > > PR advisers to the rich and famous are warning their clients to be > on their guard amid claims that journalists are resorting to > increasingly underhand methods to hack into celebrities' mobile > phones. [snip] > Hacking into strangers' mobile phone voicemail boxes is a relatively > simple process but can only be used if the mobile phone user has not > personalised his or her voicemail access code. [snip] > "It's underhand and it's not encouraged but it is common practice > and everyone does it." And it's an easy matter for the telco's to see who is accessing what accounts. Especially since this most likely isn't any elite phreaking, or excuse me ... "hacking," as the article states, given that accounts not yet set up are allegedly be targeted, but more along the lines of no-brainer defaults. :: shakes his head ... at these alleged savvy journalists, including the hack who wrote this article ... :: ciao .times enemy - ISN is currently hosted by Attrition.org To unsubscribe email majordomoat_private with 'unsubscribe isn' in the BODY of the mail.
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