Pretexting Heats Up, Cools Off

Rockwell, Mark
November 2006
Wireless Week;11/1/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 22, p25
Trade Publication
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.


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