Posts Tagged ‘SMS’

Tencent Takes Aim Against Mobile Viruses

With news this week of malware infesting Apple mobile apps and a new mobile virus infecting Chinese users’ smartphones, more scrutiny is being placed on Chinese technology firms to help protect netizens. Tencent has taken the lead with the announcement of its Thunder Action. This is the company’s special initiative against Internet phishing, pornography, and […]

Beijing’s Public Security Bureau Forms Internet Security Alliance

The network security safeguard team of the Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau and the Chinese Internet security company Qihoo 360 jointly announced they will establish a network security anti-fraud initiative. The initiative’s official website at has officially started operation. Meanwhile, Ye Manqing, director of the network security safeguard team, announced that with the approval […]

China Mobile Builds Largest Internet Information Security Center In Luoyang

Chinese telecom operator China Mobile announced the formal launch of a new Internet information security operating center in Luoyang, provincial capital of Henan. This is reportedly the first operating center targeting mobile Internet information security established by a telecom operator in China. In its initial stage, the operating center will have 500 seats, making it […]

IBM Develops Spam Message Testing System For China Mobile

IBM has developed a spam message testing and analyzing system for China Mobile, one of the world’s largest mobile operators, to help the company track the message sending habits of its users.
According to local media reports, China Mobile is using the new system in answer to a campaign launched by the Chinese government against unwanted […]

China’s 360 Launches Free Mobile Phone Security Software

Chinese security software provider 360 has announced plans to launch a permanently free-of-charge mobile phone security software product to help users solve increasing problems of spam SMS and nuisance calls.
Zhou Hongwei, chairman of 360, told local media that combining 360’s security technologies with successful experience in fighting malware, trojans, and viruses, the company will provide […]

China Mobile Pledges To Stop Unhealthy Wireless Messaging

Following a week of media reports and rumors about pornographic mobile texting, China Mobile has […]

Chinese Telecom Operators Deny Termination Plan For Mobile Phone Numbers

In response to previous media reports that Chinese telecom operators will terminate mobile phone numbers […]

Sexting: Mobile Phone Numbers In Shanghai Can Be Terminated

To coordinate with the special campaign jointly launched by China’s nine government departments to fight […]

Henan Launches Platform To Fight Spam Messages

According to Henan Communications Administration, basic telecom operating companies in this province have launched a joint processing platform to fight Chinese mobile text short messages and to further improve the coordination of anti-spam channels.
To promote the control of spam SMS, the administration published a notice about the special campaign, and this campaign will last until […]

Chinese Telecom Operators Fight Mobile Spam With New Filters

Following the launch of a joint platform for dealing with spam mobile short messages in June 2009, the three major telecom operators in China have now each worked out their respective spam SMS screening services to help users block unwanted short messages.
Among them, China Telecom just formally launched a short message filtering service for its […]