Our new round-up includes a telco that failed to block a large wangiri attack despite implementing an anti-wangiri blocking system.
If Belgium’s phone users are expected to report suspicious phone numbers then telcos should do the same.
They say you must be insane to repeat the same act whilst expecting a new result. Consider the sanity of relying on repeated warnings to protect customers from the world’s most common phone scam.
The prosecution claims a former Polish secret service agent gave advice to a Huawei employee on how to evade cybersecurity monitoring.
The accused are said to have harassed enemies by taking control of phone accounts and sending bomb threats to 1,066 kindergartens.
There has been no fall in the number of times the public is alerted to spikes in wangiri fraud, but the content of the warnings has evolved.
Polish environmental group EcoLogic was charged for voice calls made in Sudan.