Jan 142010
 January 14, 2010  Posted by  Breaches

Cell phone technology experts are warning that NTT Docomo Inc.’s latest cell phone models with i-mode Browser 2.0 software installed could expose users’ personal information without their knowledge.

Docomo has asked operators of Internet sites accessible from cell phones to take precautions to safeguard personal data, such as asking users to input passwords.


The 29 models in question are those put on the market since May last year, including the Pro and Style series. The phones’ i-mode Browser 2.0 software is installed with a function called JavaScript, which enables cell phones and Internet sites accessible by cell phone to automatically exchange information.

Read more in The Yomiuri Shimbun.

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