Australia implements measures to fight mobile number fraud

Wednesday 16 October 2019 | 10:13 CET | News
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has welcomed newly implemented measures to tackle mobile number fraud. Back in March this year the ACMA announced a Scam Technology Project to explore ways to fight scam activity on telco networks and started work with industry on preventing mobile number fraud. The first outcome of this work is the establishment by the Communications Alliance of new measures for use when operators are transferring mobile phone numbers. These measures include the use of two-factor authentication, including an additional ID check such as use of a code

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: ACMA / Australian Communications and Media Authority / Communications Alliance
Countries: Australia
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