California sues cell phone records seller

Shining new light on the issue of wireless privacy, the state of California has filed a $10 million lawsuit against a firm that sells cell phone numbers.

State officials filed suit Tuesday in San Diego Superior Court against Florida-based Data Trace USA, claiming the company misrepresented how it would use the data it purchased from telecom companies, a practice known as "pretexting," a form of social engineering.

Read the complete story here. (TechNewsWorld)

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