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Thursday, May 19, 2005


Socialite Engineering

There's a decent account of the Paris Hilton Sidekick hack in the Washington Post, complete with misspellings in the online chat interview with the hackers in question. As you probably know, the main action took place on t-mobile's website, but what I didn't know is that the hackers needed Paris Hilton's phone number to access the correct page; they got that through a few carefully placed phone calls to T-Mobile.


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