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GSMA, Mobileum beef up efforts against fake calls

LIVE FROM MWC21 BARCELONA: The GSMA joined forces with software company Mobileum to develop a …

NZ operators move to curb MNP fraud

The New Zealand Telecommunications Forum (TCF) announced operators today (3 June) introduced tougher security measures …

Pandemic fuels surge in Asia mobile malware

Mobile malware in Asia surged in Q3, with Indonesia accounting for more than half of …

Fraudsters cash in on Covid-19 with app malware

Entertainment apps proved a rich hunting ground for fraudsters during Covid-19 (coronavirus) lockdowns, with the …

Heavyweights back MEF SMS fraud prevention move

National cybersecurity, mobile and banking industry groups joined a Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF) initiative to …

Upstream warns of mobile ad fraud spike

Carrier billing security company Upstream reported a significant number of fraudulent transaction attempts in 2019, …

Google coughs up €1B to settle French dispute

Google agreed to pay almost €1 billion in France to settle a fiscal fraud probe …

FCC grants Verizon permission to lock new devices

Verizon won approval from the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to lock new devices to …

EU approves laws targeting mobile payment fraud

New EU rules to tackle non-cash payment crimes were approved by the European Council and …

Ghana cracks whip on SIM rules to curb fraud

Ghana’s Ministry of Communications warned operators and other stakeholders to ensure strict compliance to SIM …