Adds Security Features announces enhanced mobile phone tracking security

Dark Reading Staff, Dark Reading

October 8, 2007

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LONDON -- - one of the UK's leading mobile phone tracking services has now added extra security features to its website service. All new online applications will now receive a password security letter sent to their home address. This is in addition to the normal online security vetting process.

"This is to make sure the person requesting the location is not using a fake address," explains Managing Director Jonathan Cook. "Although our service is primarily aimed at business users we feel we owe it to all our customers to make sure our tracker service is the safest that we can make it and to comply with the latest codes of practice for the mobile phone tracking markets. This Tuesday (9th October 2007) MPs are due to debate the Child Location Services Bill in Parliament, but these new security measure had already been planned for some time to help allay parents fears and concerns about location based services and show that our high-tech child-tracking devices are safe and carefully regulated."

Sales of mobile phone tracking have been brisk, according to Cook. "Since launching in October 2003, we have signed up thousands of customers who are both family and business users. We have also covered major sporting events, like the London Marathon and the Great North Run for the BBC, who wanted to track the location of celebrity fun runners, such as Nell McAndrew and Ranulph Fiennes, who were carrying tracking enabled mobiles. All of this has generated a lot of media interest and publicity."


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