How telecoms are stealing from us with one click

never heard of it wap billingWhere “silent charging”? WAP is the acronym for Wireless Application Protocol, i.e. Wireless Application Protocol – a technology that allows mobile phones to access the Internet. So far so good, isn’t it? It turns out that this technology, by which phones “communicate” with “guest sites”, allows these sites to capture … Read more

How telecoms are stealing from us with one click

never heard of it wap billingWhere “silent charging”? WAP is the acronym for Wireless Application Protocol, i.e. Wireless Application Protocol – a technology that allows mobile phones to access the Internet. So far so good, isn’t it? It turns out that this technology, by which phones “communicate” with “guest sites”, allows these sites to capture … Read more

The vulnerability of our data. What hackers can do with just a mobile number

What risks can accessing customer data pose? For CNN Portugal, three experts explain how access to a mobile phone number can open the door to access to a certain amount of personal information that should be non-transferable. Let’s start this article with a hypothetical scenario. They were able to access a carrier’s SIM card management … Read more