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Author Topic: Memory Stick Grabs Data From Mobile Phones  (Read 2384 times)

Ehtyar

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Memory Stick Grabs Data From Mobile Phones
« on: September 04, 2008, 07:24:18 PM »
A new publicly available memory stick of sorts is capable of downloading the entire contents of a mobile phone's memory simply by plugging it in.

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If someone asks to borrow your cell phone, or you leave it unattended, beware!

Unless you actually watch them use it, they may be secretly grabbing every piece of your information on the device, even deleted messages. If you leave your phone sitting on your desk, or in the center console of your car while the valet parks it, then you and everyone in your contacts list may be at risk, to say nothing of confidential e-mails, spread sheets, or other information. And of course, if you do not want your spouse to see who you are chatting with on your phone, you might want to use extra caution.

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Re: Memory Stick Grabs Data From Mobile Phones
« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2008, 01:00:32 AM »
Nifty - and a bit scary. Kinda like firewire :)
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Re: Memory Stick Grabs Data From Mobile Phones
« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2008, 01:14:37 AM »
this sounds like an early-day Slurp trojan for USB devices. :)

http://www.everythingusb.com/slurp.html

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Re: Memory Stick Grabs Data From Mobile Phones
« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2008, 06:51:17 AM »
Nifty - and a bit scary. Kinda like firewire :)
LOL!
this sounds like an early-day Slurp trojan for USB devices. :)

http://www.everythingusb.com/slurp.html
Except that in this case they're liable to not offer us protection of any kind.

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