Etisalat, du to block SMS spam

mobile-phone-securityMohamed Al Ghanim, director-general of the UAE’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has said that spam SMSs that broadcast files to be downloaded by the mobile holder are considered a hacking tool, and that subscribers are advised not to accept such files. He said that Etisalat has already provided a service to block spam messages, while Du is working on a similar solution. ‘We advise subscribers not to give their phone numbers to entities and parties that are unknown to them,’ he added.

[Source: AME INFO]

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