scamboy

Slave of the Telco Industry

These are the Mobile Network Guidelines that MCMC & Telcos failed to Implement

About 2 months ago, I sent an email to a long list of recipients, most of them, people who works in MCMC, associated with MCMC and some of them who work with the Telcos. In my email, I stated and these are my exact words: “Network and Coverage related issue have been a headache for Telcos and consumers for two decades now. With 5G just around the corner, even more extensive mobile coverage are required.” “I honestly understand the problems that Telcos are facing when it comes to coverage but consumers should also be treated fairly. “I am proposing a …

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Mistake with Telekom Malaysia: Is the Govt repeating it with Tenaga Nasional?

This is a commentary. Is the Malaysian Government repeating the same mistake it did with Telekom Malaysia? In 2008, the national High-Speed Broadband (HSBB) initiative was implemented by a single Internet service provider (ISP), Telekom Malaysia (TM) and the Malaysian Government. For HSBB 1, the Malaysian Government invested RM2.4 billion and TM RM8.9 billion to provide high-speed broadband access to over 1.3 million premises by 2012. Despite this was a “national initiative”, all other major Telecommunication players were not involved in the project, including Maxis, Celcom Axiata, Digi and TIME dotCom. The project even continued with HSBB 2 and the …

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[VIDEO] Mobile Banking App Security: Maybank, CIMB vs Standard Chartered

This is a simple video about the mobile banking app security in Malaysia versus the one from Standard Chartered (United Kingdom). Below is a video of taken using a screen recorder mobile app. Screen Recorder is a tool that enables you to capture any area of your screen either as a screenshot or a video file. Hackers could also use this to steal login credentials on your smartphones and PCs. A secure and well developed mobile banking app would block all attempts to screen capture (screenshot) any details on its app. The video below shows how I was able to …

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CIMB Clicks May Have Been Hacked- Accounts Breached?

A security flaw may have been discovered on the CIMB Clicks online banking platform. A Facebook user by the name Mashur Bin Samhuji posted a video claiming that CIMB Clicks suffers from a Buffer Overflow Attack, allowing someone to access a CIMB Clicks account even if the password is incorrect. Basically, using this buffer-overflow attack, somebody can compromise a password-protected system without knowing the password. Some users reported that the bank has added the Google reCAPTCHA button at the login page. reCAPTCHA is a free security service from Google that protects a website from spam and abuse. CIMB said the …

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Unifi Mobile 99 Terms & Conditions are NonSense

I was reading through the Unifi Mobile 99 Ultimate Plan Terms and Conditions and here’s what part of it : PEER TO PEER TRAFFIC: POSTPAID MOBILE INTERNET DATA IS CAPPED AT 64kbps. VIDEO STREAMING WILL BE AUTO-TUNED TO 480P WIDE SCREEN (BY THIRD PARTY STREAMING SOFTWARE). OUR POSTPAID MOBILE SERVICE ALLOWS YOU TO USE VOICE AND MOBILE INTERNET DATA ON YOUR MOBILE PHONE. HOWEVER, IT COMES WITH A LIMITED TETHERING SERVICE AS SPECIFIED BELOW. – FOR NON BAND 5 PHONE (S), THE LINE MAY BE SUSPENDED UPON USAGE EXCEEDING 2000 VOICE MINUTES AND/OR 5GB OF INTERNET DATA AS OUR PLAN …

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The New Unifi Mobile Postpaid Plans from TM Sucks

Unifi Mobile announced 4 new Postpaid plans today. Below are the 4 new Unifi Mobile Postpaid plans from Telekom Malaysia (TM). My Comment: Here are some reasons why Unifi Mobile and its postpaid plans sucks. 1. Pricing I honestly feel that the Unifi Mobile team have not done enough research before launching these plans. The only plan among the 4 that looks interesting is Unifi Mobile 19. At just RM19/month, this is one of the cheapest postpaid plan in the market, with 2GB Internet. And it competes directly with prepaid plans offered by Hotlink, Xpax and U Mobile. As for …

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Unifi Mobile Buy 1 Free 1, 12.12 Promo

Unifi Mobile will be offering a buy one free promotion for its Bebas plans. For today only, selected Bebas plan will enjoy double data at the price of one. Stay tuned for the official announcement from Unifi. Download FAQ here.

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What Malaysians are saying about Maxis today?

As Maxis, the No.1 4G Telco in Malaysia suffered an “unmatched” network outage this morning, here’s what Malaysians are saying about Maxis today. Zulhisham Bin Abdul Rashid Patot la…. haram jadah betul (https://www.facebook.com/maxis/posts/10156168425617986?comment_id=10156168426842986&comment_tracking=%7B%22tn%22%3A%22R%2399%22%7D) Ruzaini Rahim woi maxis..jangan senang2 ko cakap sorry.sikit2 sorry.modal sorry air liur je. kene ganti balik la breakdown time ni. .jgn simply sorry sorry sorry..ko ingat aku bayar bil guna air liur je ke???? aku bayar bil tiap2 bulan tu kira mcm mana??? apa kata kalo aku cakap sorry bile time bil ko sampai?? “sorry maxis..aku tak boleh bayar bil ko bulan sebab ada masalah lain.” ko …

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A Number of Digi Customer's SIM Hijacked, used to purchase on Steam

Recently there has been a report where a number of Digi customers, mostly postpaid users, were blocked from accessing the mobile service because their SIM Cards were replaced by someone without authorisation. First reported by tech site Amanz, some of these Digi postpaid users experience no service around midnight, only to find out that their SIM has been replaced (by a 3rd party), postpaid plan upgraded and used to add funds to Stream Wallet, among other purchases. At the moment, this appears to affect a small number of users. Amanz said that Digi is aware of the issue and will …

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Maxis now offers Unlimited Mobile Internet with MaxisONE Prime

Maxis has announced its newly refreshed MaxisONE Prime, which now comes with unlimited data for both mobile and home fibre broadband, starting from RM187/month. MaxisONE Prime is a single plan with combination of Home Fibre and MaxisONE Plan (MOP). At RM187/month, users get to enjoy Maxis Fibre 30Mbps and MaxisONE Plan 98 (with unlimited calls and unlimited mobile internet). MaxisONE Prime Packages (combination between fibre and MaxisONE Plan): Fibre 30Mbps: RM89/month (without unlimited calls) Fibre 30Mbps: RM99/month (with unlimited calls) Fibre 100Mbps: RM129/month (with unlimited calls) MaxisONE Plan 98: RM98/month (Unlimited data, calls and SMS plus optional 1 supplementary Share …

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