AT&T puts up website to help keep the personal information on your phone safe
0. phoneArena 03 May 2012, 19:54 posted on
In an attempt to stop the rising number of cell phone thefts, AT&T has put up a website that gives consumers information on what steps to take to lower the chance that the peronal information on their phone will be obtained illegally; the site also gives a list of things victims can do once their cell phone has been stolen...
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2. networkdood (Posts: 6329; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)
Good, now we also need to stop the SMS spamming - it has become an epidemic and it is largely donw by those with prepaid phones. Maybe update the donotcall.gov website to become the donotcontact.gov website.
3. cncrim (Posts: 629; Member since: 15 Aug 2011)
Carrier should aslo be aware that a lot lost and stolen reported is false by user. I see quite a few buy insurance for the phone then call the carrier as lost or stolen, then turn around sell it to someone else.
4. -box- (Posts: 3953; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)
Good job AT&T. I hope other carriers follow suit.
The warning is correct. In a thief's eyes, someone with a smartphone (especially an iDevice) is carrying around several hundred of "their" dollars