A flagship Xiaomi 5G phone includes software that censors phrases like ‘free Tibet’ whilst Huawei users are at risk from malicious apps.
Muhammad Fahd bribed AT&T insiders like Marc Sapatin to unlock handsets and infect the operator’s systems with malware.
Piles of cash and other assets were seized from organized criminals who used a series of companies to buy and sell handsets in order to cheat the VAT system of EUR30mn.
Sensitive management of access to each phone will maintain cash flow during a time when customers are under financial pressure.
Episode 3 of the new season of RAG TV featured Dion Price, CEO of Trustonic, and Kingsley Unah, formerly with Airtel Nigeria.
Smartphone maker Vivo ignored Indian rules requiring a unique International Mobile Equipment Identity number for each handset.
Ofcom, the UK regulator, wants to ban the locking of mobile phones to networks, saying it is ‘not essential’ to reducing fraud.
The internet of things means more devices will have a microphone, loudspeaker and network connection. Expect disruption if Google links this trend to newer comms protocols.
Three UK warned other firms that someone was impersonating Dave Parr, but they did not bother to check with the customer.