She inherited it in February under a practice in which U. The newspaper stumbled on the story after a reporter called the number, hoping to reach Hilton, and Barlow answered. Hilton spent three weeks in a county jail near Los Angeles last month.
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Hilton's information was obtained," the company said in a statement. The Sidekick allows owners to make phone calls, surf the Web, take pictures, and send e-mail and instant messages.
It uses an online server to store at least some information, including phone numbers. The Drudge Report said it had confirmed the authenticity of many of the numbers and e-mail addresses, including those of rapper Eminem, actor Vin Diesel, actress Lindsay Lohan, singers Christina Aguilera and Ashlee Simpson, and tennis players Andy Roddick and Anna Kournikova.
The information was allegedly posted on Illmob.
The FBI reportedly has opened an investigation. The company declined to say when the breach had occurred or when it was discovered, citing an ongoing investigation.
The revelation comes a month after T-Mobile admitted that a hacker had gained access to the names and Social Security numbers of T-Mobile customers. The incident, which was discovered in late , came to light after year-old Nicolas Jacobsen was charged with the crime.
Every Single One Of Paris Hilton's Cell Phones. I love history. Posted on May 2, , at a.m.. Matt Stopera. BuzzFeed Staff. Hackers this weekend posted the cell phone address book of hotel heiress Paris Hilton on a Web page and passing the phone numbers and.
Jacobsen pleaded guilty Tuesday to one felony charge of accessing a protected computer and causing reckless damage.