Phone-hacking scandal raises questions about smartphone security

July 25, 2011

Produced by Eight Forty-Eight

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Nicholas Percoco, senior vice president at Trustwave, joined 'Eight Forty-Eight' to discuss cellular security.

The News Corporation's phone hacking scandal hit a bit closer to home last week when word came that the U.S. Department of Justice was preparing to issue subpoenas stateside. The scandal is one of the most high-profile cases of voicemail burglary. So, how secure is anyone in this cellular world? And, if hacked, what’s done with the information? To find out Eight Forty-Eight turned to Nicholas Percoco, senior vice president at Trustwave, a data security and compliance firm headquartered in Chicago.