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PDAs easy to hack

By Julio Franco
Aug 4, 2003
  1. Hand-held devices easy to hack

    Hand-held computers used to store phone numbers, medical and credit-card information leave millions of gadget lovers fully exposed to identity-theft and other crimes, security experts said Saturday.

    Software is now widely available to allow people to steal passwords and other information from popular Palm-based computers, especially when they connect to other computers to share data, said Bryan Glancey, a manager at wireless security services provider MobileArmor of St. Louis, Missouri.

    Read more: CNN.
     
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