NEWS FROM THE LAB - Thursday, January 13, 2005

Camera phone images stolen by a hacker Posted by Mikko @ 13:00 GMT

A court case will start in USA next month relating to an incident where a Californian hacker infiltrated the network of a mobile phone operator. Once in the system, he had access to various kinds of information, including photos taken with cell phone cameras of the operator's users.

The photos stolen via this route included private snapshots taken by celebrities such as Demi Moore, Nicole Richie, Paris Hilton and Ashton Kutcher.

More details from an interesting article written by Kevin Poulsen.