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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QR codes to help stop mobile phone theft in the UK

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QR codes are quickly becoming a common sight in the United Kingdom. Several companies have been using the codes as part of aggressive marketing campaigns targeting smart phone owners for the better part of two years now. More recently, the codes have been getting a great deal of attention from law enforcement and government agencies. Earlier in the year, Britain’s Security Service agency, commonly known as MI5, used the codes to find talented hackers as a hiring campaign. Now, a new campaign in Arun West Sussex aims to make the…

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