I’m well aware that our press is not really “Free”, but at least they do occasionally show willingness to publish controversial stories, as I’ll come to shortly. And the aspect of phone & text “hacking” which has prompted this affair would, most probably, never have come about if the accused had bothered to change the default PIN code that all phones and networks provide. Whilst the determined hack might consider every combination of 4 digit numbers until he/she found the correct one, in most cases they simply key in 0000 for Vodafone or 7890 for Virgin, for example.
Friday, 29 March 2013
Quote Of The Month
Microdave nails the 'Hacked Off' affair at Max Farquar's blog: