Many phone screens have been replaced after the original was smashed. What if the new screen had already been compromised by criminals?
Harmonizing roaming rates is a popular policy with Europeans, but will immediately increase fraud and reduce long-term investment.
Criminals are turning to the dark web to rent virtual phone numbers and purchase SIM cards for countries all over the world.
Living in a foreign country will not protect those Chinese suspected of running scams that target their homeland.
The South African regulator may demand an extra verification code be added to the porting process, but not everyone agrees that phone hijacking is linked to bank fraud.
Vodafone UK are slyly adding a charge for a new security product to customer bills, whilst failing to give decent advice about the product’s limitations.
If you only think about maths and algorithms you may ignore the ways that human behavior will undermine them.
Mexico banned the sale of Roku boxes because they are used for video piracy, but telcos have yet to begin measuring the extent of frauds like this.
The criminals were said to have stolen GBP1mn (USD1.3mn) of smartphones and tablets, but were undone when tracking devices were fitted.
If the purpose of press releases is to succinctly and effectively communicate important news then somebody needs to give that advice to the people writing the press releases.