Pager Alert

Wolfe, Daniel
December 2009
American Banker;12/2/2009, Vol. 174 Issue 215, p5
Trade Publication
The article discusses the security measures of pager messages in light of messages posted online from September 11, 2009. The author reports that pager messages are not encrypted, making it easy for a third party to intercept and record pager messages. Pagers can be manipulated to receive any message moving through its network.


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