No, Ofcom has not ordered widespread blocking of international calls. But risk managers should understand why the BBC said they had.
32 year old Darren Walker made ‘thousands of pounds’ by selling compromised account details for BT Sports and Sky TV.
Philip Jansen, Chief Executive of BT, wants women to dial 888 so their late-night journeys can be monitored.
Experts argued over whether the Mobile Ecosystem Forum’s SMS Protection Registry has reduced SMS phishing in Britain.
Former executives at mobile operator O2 may have violated anti-bribery laws.
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.
Even politicians seem to have realized that Action Fraud, the UK’s National Cyber Crime and Fraud Reporting Centre, was not fit for purpose.
Ofcom will find it difficult to remain balanced when suppliers of STIR/SHAKEN technology have so much to gain by whipping up public fears and expectations.
The UK could have just passed a law to ban GSM gateways, like other countries do. Layers of bureaucracy made a mess instead.
The Number Verify product checks if a phone number submitted via a web form matches the number of the device being used.