Experts talk up text security

Friday, 9 April 2004, 4:47 AM EST

On 4 April the News of the World published a story about Beckham's private life and partly based its allegations on phone text messages. The story has been rejected as "ludicrous" by Beckham.

The group representing the mobile phone industry and SMS experts said it would be practically impossible to spy on text messages by eavesdropping.

"We are unaware of any particular eavesdropping methods that exist for text messages," said a spokesman for the GSM Association which acts as the industry voice for the most widely used mobile phone technology.

By Mark Ward at BBC.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

What IT skills are in demand?

IT security tops the list of skills that teams need most, and one out of five reported having difficulty finding skilled talent for cloud initiatives. Companies are also looking for pros who have skills in network engineering, systems engineering, IT architecture and network operations.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Fri, Apr 17th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //