Yes, it’s true. During the time that the Tmobile system supporting the Tmobile Sidekick was hacked by Nicholas Lee Jacobsen, who just pleaded guilty for the Tmobile hacking, one of the accounts to which he had access was none other than Paris Hilton’s Sidekick account.
And somehow, the alleged real data from that account, including all of the email addresses and telephone numbers in her address book, and all of the photos from her Sidekick’s camera, found their way online, and were ultimately posted on a website called TheWatsonBrothers.com.
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I’ve confirmed this by visiting the site myself just today. And while I would not ordinarily post the URL of such a site, on the off chance that it was actually Hilton’s real (and private) data, the site is now down, so I can tell you, without fear of compromising Miss Hilton’s privacy, that the information had been posted to http://thewatsonbrothers.com/sa/paris.
The burning question was whether the data was genuine, or a clever stunt created by the owners of TheWatsonBrothers.com, or even someone else.
According to the Drudge report, the data was genuine, the FBI is investigating, and some of the celebrity phone numbers posted have been confirmed. The Drudge report has one of the celebrities whose number was posted from Hilton’s Tmobile Sidekick hacked address book as saying “I gave her my number after we met in Miami, I did not know she f**king kept it on her cellphone!”
Still, it’s a bit unfair to blame Miss Hilton, who is, at least this time, truly as much a victim as anyone else into whose account Jacobsen hacked, including the Secret Service agent who was, at the time, investigating the very hacking to which he fell victim.
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