AT&T puts up website to help keep the personal information on your phone safe
0. phoneArena posted on 03 May 2012, 19:54
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 posted on 03 May 2012, 20:29 0 0
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 posted on 03 May 2012, 20:44 2 1
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- posted on 04 May 2012, 09:03 0 0
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