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UAE issues warning for smartphone users against 'hacking message'

Web Report/Abu Dhabi
Filed on June 1, 2020
smartphones, uae warning, hacking, apple, samsung, ios, android

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TRA has clarified that a call cannot give someone access to their photos and personal files.


UAE telecom authority has issued a warning against a fake hacking message, which claims that people's smartphones can be hacked via a call.

According to a statement by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority on late Sunday night, a message is being sent residents, claiming that their smartphones can be hacked by just answering a phone call from certain numbers.

TRA has clarified that a call cannot give someone access to their photos and personal files.





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