From: Robert Harley (Robert.Harley@inria.fr)
Date: Fri Sep 01 2000 - 09:27:34 PDT
Argh! I recently put my mobile phone number on my Web pages.
Last night I was greeted by my first ever SMS spam message:
+49 174 9200555.
To be removed
from this list
read bottom of
Sirs, I would
like to offer
Luckily the spam was cut short, but I know the gist of it because I
keep getting the same one via email. At the moment I have 12 copies
in my inbox: a company called "Aral Mobilfunk Partner KMT GmbH" is
trying to sell me... a mobile phone! Doh!
Keep on keeping on,
ObCryptoAngle: GSM phones don't encrypt text messages at all - they go
out in clear over the air (just in case any FoRKers
were planning on planning criminal activity via SMS...)
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