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Australia consults on new telco rules to prevent identity theft

Wednesday 17 November 2021 | 10:47 CET | News
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is making new rules to prevent identity theft. The ACMA reports scams over telco networks cause financial and emotional harm to victims and undermining confidence in telecommunications services. Unauthorised high-risk customer interactions, such as requests to transfer mobile numbers from one SIM card to another and requests to change customer account information, are a gateway to identity and financial theft, the ACMA added.

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Countries: Australia
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