Darren Purkis, CFO at Three UK, also said ‘bigger attacks’ like Flubot had sometimes led to even more messages being blocked.
Experts argued over whether the Mobile Ecosystem Forum’s SMS Protection Registry has reduced SMS phishing in Britain.
Three UK warned other firms that someone was impersonating Dave Parr, but they did not bother to check with the customer.
The partnership will use the telco’s data to better protect customers from banking frauds.
The problem with looking for ‘unreasonable’ traffic management is nobody knows what ‘reasonable’ really means.
A national advisory body did research showing how customers continue to pay for handset-inclusive deals even if they neglect to change their phone.
Irish mobile operators have responded by blocking calls to specific numbers in Liberia and the Comoros Islands.
The criminals were said to have stolen GBP1mn (USD1.3mn) of smartphones and tablets, but were undone when tracking devices were fitted.
Recruitment might be helped by making RA job specifications sound more exciting, but what really matters is giving people with the right personality the chance to show what they can do.