NTC orders phone manufacturers to educate users to fight against text scams

The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) on Thursday issued an order directing mobile phone manufacturers, distributors and dealers to protect mobile phone users against SMS scams.  Under the Memorandum No. 006-09-2022, the agency directed mobile phone manufacturers, distributors and dealers to provide directions to their mobile phone users on how to block texts from mobile numbers… Read More NTC orders phone manufacturers to educate users to fight against text scams

Globe blocks 784M spam, scam texts in the first seven months of 2022

Globe Telecom has blocked 784 million scam and spam messages in the first seven months of the year amid rise of new variant of text scam.  The Ayala-led company also  deactivated 14,058 scam-linked mobile numbers and blacklisted 8,973 more. “We have coordinated with our industry partners to ensure that we can jointly protect the public… Read More Globe blocks 784M spam, scam texts in the first seven months of 2022