Mobile operators ramp up prices for terminating SMS whilst crooks use bots to generate meaningless traffic.
Jio, Airtel and Vodafone Idea oppose Amazon’s demand that TRAI impose a new definition of international SMS traffic.
European Commissioner Margrethe Vestager echoed telco lobbyists who say over half of all internet traffic leads to just six US firms.
Jim Browning’s vigilante hacking showed how the classic tech support scam has been adapted to target users of Disney+ and Prime Video.
Crooks are selling software that automates social engineering. Bots call targets and ask for one-time passwords that are used to take control of bank, cryptocurrency and PayPal accounts.
Luxembourg’s secretive authorities levied the largest ever data protection fine without telling the complainants they had won.
It costs USD995 to purchase an analysis of the revenue assurance market that you could have obtained by searching the web.
History tells us plenty about the reasons tech businesses fail, but telcos are in great danger anyway.
The Saudis have undoubtedly invested in spytech, but not everyone agrees they were involved in a conspiracy to blackmail Jeff Bezos.
The risk of supply chain infiltration is real. But is there physical evidence to support Bloomberg’s story about Chinese spy tech?