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Pager Security #175498

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 18, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Deborah Amos) Problems with the security of electronic pagers examined; details given of the ease of eavesdropping on pagers, which extends even to the White House. [US attorney Mary Jo WHITE, 2600 Hacker Quarterly Emmanuel GOLDSTEIN, retired Secret Service agent Joseph MASONIS, US Secret Service Brian GIMLETT - comment on the ease of hacking into pager data.] Diagram shown to illustrate how a scanner and computer can pick up pager messages.

Reporter(s):
Amos, Deborah;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:02:40

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