Over 130 companies have been compromised by a series of attacks that built upon the data first obtained from telcos.
The US comms provider said hackers obtained information about 125 businesses that use their services.
Indians reported a deluge of unsolicited adverts via Google Messaging after mobile operators gave free access to unsuitable businesses.
Opinions about how to respond to a crime change according to the frequency of that crime.
18 million fraudulent SMS messages were blocked during the first full month the firewall was operational.
Experts argued over whether the Mobile Ecosystem Forum’s SMS Protection Registry has reduced SMS phishing in Britain.
Police influence of the public’s understanding of telecoms fraud is sometimes questionable.
Daniel McTague, CTO at Cellusys, makes a persuasive argument for protecting customers by only presenting them with hyperlinks in SMS messages if the URL is known to be safe.
Telstra CEO Andy Penn is partnering with government to filter bogus text messages in a trial that will likely be extended much more widely in future.