A researcher tested various phones and found some sent messages that cost money whilst others signed users up for online services.
New York prosecutors claim Eugeni ‘Zhenya’ Tsvetnenko took the largest share of profits from a premium SMS auto-enrolling scam.
A brief recap of the scale of fraud and abuse involving SMS messages, what mitigations are available, and challenges to overcome.
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.
The Cellusys-Kaleido signaling security survey contains many other statistics that will trouble risk managers and ordinary phone users.
Günter Haberkorn of Deutsche Telekom gave the gift of a great presentation that RAG turned into a new training course.
A journalist says a security flaw is fixed but his source vanishes. The firm at the heart of his story then wins one of 883 security awards.
The long arm of the American law still pursues more convictions after already imprisoning and fining a series of business executives.
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.
The Mobile Ecosystem Forum is updating their A2P SMS Code of Conduct, and one of their board members will lead a new i3forum working group on messaging fraud.