Paris Hilton is not having a good time of it in terms of data, in fact every time she creates a data record is seems to be lost, stolen, or misplaced. Most recently her website has been hacked into
Firstly, 2003, Paris Hilton became (in)famous due to the home movies that were lost/found/misused and then widely distributed. The movie was titled “One Night in Paris, and distributed through a professional adult movie company.
- In 2005 her mobile phone account was hacked into, by Korean hackers.
- In 2006 many of Paris Hilton’s personal items were sold off, after she failed to pay the bill of a storage company. Creating an entire business in the trade of Paris Hilton’s personal effects.
- In March 2008 Paris Hilton’s FaceBook page was compromised, and personal pictures were found.
- Later in December 2008 she was a victim of burglary at her home.
Now, just over a month later, January 2009, and her website, ParisHilton.com, has been hacked into. It is reported that for a period of time the site was hacked so that it would distribute malware, via the visitors in advertently downloading a trojan when first accessing the website.
The malware would then allow the creators to monitor the users computers, record keystrokes, etc, and thereore allow access to the users bank accounts.