Researchers: Mobile Phone Companies Should Require Voicemail PINs To Prevent Hacking | Talking Points Memo

Congress and the Obama administration should push wireless telecom providers to require their customers to enter personal identification numbers to access their voicemail under all circumstances, argue two prominent privacy and security experts.It’s an easy step to take, yet only Verizon has this policy in place, note Peter Swire, a professor of privacy law and a former Clinton and Obama White House official, and Peter Soghoian, a former in-house technologist at the Federal Trade Commission.

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