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Identity Theft / Cell Phone Information #781891

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 02, 2005
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Ned Potter) Concerns about the security of information on people's cell phones examined; details given about what happened to celebrity socialite Paris Hilton's cell phone; scenes shown of two experiments to steal information from a phone, including hackable devices at the Academy Awards. [Musician Jane WIEDLIN†- complains about her cell phone problems.] [Flexis Inc. Security Software John HERING†- says cell phones are becoming digital wallets.] [Webroot Software Inc. computer security David MOLL†- talks about "harbingers in the wired world."]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The deluge of calls to a Maryland family whose phone number was in Hilton's phone noted.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Ned
Duration:
00:02:40

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