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ICASA says Cell C court challenge to new porting rules holds up protection against scams

Thursday 16 January 2020 | 11:05 CET | News
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) says porting regulations cannot be changed because of a review application by Cell C, ITWeb reported. There has been a spate of porting scams in which criminals hijack a user's WhatsApp account by taking control of their phone number, then ask contacts to make an emergency cash donation via e-wallet transfer.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Cell C / ICASA / Vodacom
Countries: South Africa
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