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The New York Times has issued a correction for the article about Bluesnarfing at the Academy Awards that we were whining about the other day:


Because of an editing error, an article in The Arts on Wednesday about a security company's test of the vulnerability of cellphones to privacy invasion at the Oscar ceremony on Sunday made an erroneous comparison to the recent hacking of Paris Hilton's phone. Data from that phone was obtained by someone who tapped her service provider's central computers. At the Oscars, the test conducted by the security company determined that data stored on as many as 100 phones carried by people who walked the red carpet could have been intercepted directly.

Alright, we feel a little bit better now.

[Thanks, Stephen]

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New York Times issues correction for article on Bluesnarfing at the Academy Awards