Spam management from national public database
According to Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung, using the national population database will help reduce spam, thereby reducing spam and calls.
This information was announced by Information and Communications Minister Nguyen Man Hung on August 10 in the morning of the 14th Standing Committee of the National Assembly. According to Mr. Hung, reducing spam SIMs will also reduce spam, calls, scams and fraud. “Accurate subscriber information helps authorities connect with the right people,” Hung said.
“The Ministry of Information and Communications will direct telecom companies to use the chip to link the identity of residents and citizens to the national database to correct subscriber information,” Hung said. 1.5 million views. Under the PM’s plan, the telecom company must verify 100 percent of its subscribers’ information in the country’s population database by September.
The above decisions were shared by the Minister of Information and Communications after several comments on the issue of unwanted SIMs affecting network security. Public Security Minister Tho Lam said trading unwanted SIM cards for virtual money and opening virtual bank cards are types of services that pose a risk to network security. Vietnam still has many gaps in managing these services.
Referring to delegate Nguyen Quoc Hanh (Kha Mau) question, Minister Nguyen Manh Hung said: “The network security situation is very common and there are opinions that it is due to the lack of control of spam SIMs.” The number of undisclosed SIMs in 2018 is 26 million. So far, all of these Sims have been completely removed from the system. According to statistics from the Department of Telecommunications (Ministry of Information and Communications), by 2022 June, Vietnam had a total of 124.9 million. Active Subscribers.
In fact, the recent trend of unwanted calls and spam messages shows that fraud still exists and is on the rise. The Ministry of Information and Communications announced that the country’s telecom company blocked more than 150,000 customers suspected of distributing unwanted phone calls in the middle of this year. On average, the number of subscribers banned each month for suspected spam calls has reached 25,000, double the number in 2021. Average. According to experts, some telecom providers sell pre-opened SIM cards, register themselves or use registration information in various places to confirm the status of customers.