The Latest in IT Security

Some U.S. carriers deny accusation they refused to install ‘kill switch’ on cellphones


(Reuters) – U.S. wireless operators on Wednesday fought back against an accusation from the New York State attorney general that they refused to install software that would act as a kill switch to discourage theft of smartphones. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent letters to top executives of ATT Inc, Verizon Wireless, Sprint Corp, T-Mobile US Inc and U.S. Cellular Corp, asking why they prevented Samsung Electronics Co from putting kill switch technology in their smartphones.

Comments are closed.


MONDAY, MAY 25, 2020

Mission-Critical Broadband – Why Governments Should Partner with Commercial Operators:
Many governments embrace mobile network operator (MNO) networks as ...

ARA at Scale: How to Choose a Solution That Grows With Your Needs:
Application release automation (ARA) tools enable best practices in...

The Multi-Model Database:
Part of the “new normal” where data and cloud applications are ...



Latest Comments