A day after banks were told to put in place more stringent measures to bolster the security of digital banking within the next two weeks, cyber-security experts said all organisations should adopt anti-SMS spoofing measures.
An example would be signing up for the SMS sender ID registry, which was launched as a pilot initiative by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) in August last year.
“It should be the immediate priority, as scams originating via spoofed SMS and calls are becoming one of the top security concerns among residents in Singapore,” said Mr C.K. Chim, field chief security officer for the Asia-Pacific at cyber-security firm Cybereason.
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