Millions of Americans may be putting themselves at risk by asking utilities to email the passwords for their accounts.
The telco unsuccessfully tried to blame the customer’s losses on his bank’s security procedures.
The first leak from whistleblower Ed Snowden concerned the mass collection of CDRs from US telcos. Now the Trump administration is quietly ending that NSA program.
The US telco estimates that handset fraud cost them almost USD190mn last year, and continued to rise in January.
Targets were invited to ‘friend’ a Facebook profile that looked like it belonged to a colleague.
Fraudsters used the account of Bishop Thulani Xaba to send messages asking for financial help.
The winners leverage biometrics for standards-driven authentication of users.