Criminals made withdrawals from bank accounts linked to payment apps provided by Japan’s leading mobile operator and five other businesses.
Subscribers will need to write to the regulator if they want more than one phone line from the same operator.
CTEG is an Iranian consultancy whose staff seemingly include a Greek singer and a Mexican actress, per the photos on their LinkedIn profiles.
The operators want to authenticate subscribers when they use online services provided by other businesses.
Telephony imposed a universal principle which will die as we transition to OTT. However, the numbering principle also serves other important goals, and will be difficult to replace.
The social media giant gathers lots of data but cannot distinguish between a bot and a person, as shown by the ‘outing’ of supposed Russian bots that are actually real-life Americans.
6,000 Vodafone SIMs were activated by creating bogus fingerprints using data downloaded from India’s national biometric database.
Business email compromise schemes are not going away, as demonstrated by the number recently arrested by US federal authorities.
If you enable somebody else’s business, you can also be held responsible for the mishaps that afflict them.
Many customers are honest, so why not follow the example of Rwanda, where customers are encouraged to identify SIMs that have been wrongly associated with them?