Mobile security effort made with new cap on stolen phone bills

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In the United Kingdom, networks have now placed a limit of £100 on the size of a smartphone bill following a theft. Smartphone owners in the United Kingdom can breathe a bit of a sigh of relief when it comes to the latest move that has been made to help to boost their mobile security – or at least the fraudulent charges that they could face – in the case of a stolen device. As a result of a new consumer protection strategy, a consumer will be liable for only…

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Smartphone kill switch bill in California faces the governor

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This legislation would require handset manufactures to include special anti-theft software on their devices. A bill that would require anti-theft technology in the form of a smartphone kill switch to be installed into devices that are going to be sold in California, is now before the state governor after it was passed by a final vote in the Senate. This mobile security bill was introduced by Senator Mark Leno, with the San Francisco District Attorney’s support. San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon was entirely behind the bill that would require…

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