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Telia Sweden blocks e-ID cards as police investigates fraud

Monday 20 October 2014 | 12:10 CET | News
Telia Sweden said it suspended some electronic identification cards issued during 2014 in the early hours of 18 October after incidences of fraud that are now under police investigation. What these cards have in common is that they were sent to individual users via registered delivery and required the recipient to show identification, which specialists now say is a shortcoming in security. Telia Sweden CEO Malin Frenning said the company regrets that people have become crime victims through the use of Telia e-ID. Blocking the cards is a necessary step, she said.

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Categories: General / Internet
Companies: Telia
Countries: Sweden
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