Due to the contract fine print, AT&T says customers must instead deal with the company privately rather than in court.
T-Mobile’s little known NOPORT setting can protect your phone number from SIM swapping.
Telecom giants are giving up customers' real-time location data to stalkers and bounty hunters. Now, Motherboard speaks to a victim.
Wyden sent letters to AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and Sprint urging them to reduce the time that they retain sensitive customer data.
The DOJ’s proposed plan to protect competition will do nothing of the sort, industry watchers say.
Earlier this week the EFF and a law firm filed a class action lawsuit against AT&T and two data brokers. Now one of those data companies says it'll fight the lawsuit.
Cell phone carriers still have a long way to go before making your accounts truly secure.
The lawsuit, which comes after multiple Motherboard investigations into phone location data selling, is seeking an injunction against AT&T which would try to enforce the deletion of any sold data.
In the span of six seconds and 20 gunshots and three dead bodies hit the ground of a Nissan dealership in Texas. And somebody was tracking one of their cell phones remotely.
In 2017, two bounty hunters and a fugitive died in a chaotic shoot-out. Shortly after their deaths, someone started tracking one of the bounty hunter's phones.
The Open Technology Institute, Free Press, and the Georgetown Law Center on Privacy & Technology filed the complaint Friday after multiple Motherboard and New York Times investigations.
TeleSign’s advertisement highlights how the sale of phone location data is not restricted just to the United States.