Paris Hilton Hack Chalked Up to Social Engineering

Say what you will, true hacks are all in wet-ware.

According to one of the teens that claims to have been involved in the infamous hack, the whole job was made possible by a phone call to a T-Mobile employee, in which one of the hackers posed as another T-Mobile employee based at T-Mobile's headquarters in Washington. This underscores the assertion of many security consultants that employees (not technology) often pose the greatest data security vulnerability.