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Monday, March 24, 2008

200 million cellphone users hit by SMS spam tidalwave in China

200 million cellphone users hit by SMS spam tidalwave in China

Sophos's global network of virus, spyware and spam analysis centers, have warned of the rising nuisance of spam sent to mobile phones as China Mobile issues an apology after nearly half of China's cellphone users were sent unwanted junk text messages this week.

According to media reports, China Mobile blamed management loopholes that allowed seven online advertising firms, reportedly including NASDAQ-listed Focus Media, to send unsolicited SMS messages yesterday to over 200 million users.

From Online Annonserings Artikkler

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