TITLE

Farewell to fraud

PUB. DATE
May 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;5/25/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1770, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reveals that Texas Instruments hopes to check caller's voices in an effort to curb telephone fraud. Estimate of how much money is lost annually through unauthorized use of credit-card numbers; Description of the technology; More.
ACCESSION #
9106174662

 

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