Unauthorised transactions, billing plague SA mobile consumers
The Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association stresses the need for strict regulations to protect consumers amid heightened mobile fraud.
Criminals exploit crucial COVID-19 SMSes to commit fraud
WASPA advises SA’s mobile users to exercise caution and their own common sense when receiving messages on their mobiles related to the virus.
Big year for SA’s mobile content, app developers
Cheaper data and higher incomes will be the catalysts to lift the app development market in 2020, says WASPA.
Deepfakes emerge as new threat to enterprise security
In 2020, deepfakes will be an addition to cyber criminals’ arsenal to be used to extort money.
Archer Digital introduces chatbot for contact centres
The cloud-based application enables contact centres to offer clients live two-way conversations via SMS, Facebook Messenger, Twitter and e-mail.
Waspa received 60 spam complaints in 2015
The Wireless Application Service Providers Association issued 39 fines for SMS spam last year, which included a R300?000 fine.
Waspa appoints operations manager
The new position filled by Ilonka Badenhorst will help strengthen its self-regulating role, says the association.
No stopping spam
Despite the fact there are laws against it, spam remains a thorn in our flesh.
Waspa beefs up
The association wants to accomplish more to benefit consumers and boost its processes.
Cell C opens up to Wasps
The operator enters into agreements with wireless application service providers over the thorny issue of bulk SMSes.
Waspa wants info officer clarity
The appointment of information officers to comply with privacy legislation needs debate.