Ireland cracks down on net scams

Thursday, 23 September 2004, 11:46 AM EST

Ireland is taking "extraordinary" measures to protect Internet users from rogue auto-dialer programs that hijack their modems and run up long-distance phone charges, the country's telecom regulator says. Direct dialing to 13 countries--most of which are South Pacific islands--will be suspended.

The measure, announced by Ireland's Commission for Communications Regulation, came in response to hundreds of consumer complaints about the scams.

By Scarlet Pruitt at PC World.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

The security threat of unsanctioned file sharing

Posted on 31 October 2014.  |  Organisational leadership is failing to respond to the escalating risk of ungoverned file sharing practices among their employees, and employees routinely breach IT policies.


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, Oct 31st
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //