Jul 192011
 July 19, 2011  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Non-U.S.

John Kennedy reports:

Vodafone has confirmed it has launched a phased campaign to remind customers about changing their remote voicemail passwords from the default PIN ‘0000’ that makes it easy for hackers to access their voice messages.

The company is contacting its 2.2m Irish customers to ensure they are sufficiently informed about what they can do to protect their privacy.

It emerged over the weekend that the Data Protection Commissioner was in touch with the various mobile operators to have the remote access to voicemail messages removed altogether from mobile phones.

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