TITLE

Pretexting Heats Up, Cools Off

AUTHOR(S)
Rockwell, Mark
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Wireless Week;11/1/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 22, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the issue of pretexting in the wireless communications industry in the U.S. A legislation in U.S. Congress would not only go after pretexters, but also carriers for not protecting records. The Congress appeared ready to officially outlaw accessing another person's wireless billing information under false pretenses, after the issue was central during Senate hearings on Hewlett Packard's pretexting of wireless telephone records.
ACCESSION #
23056282

 

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