Karsten Nohl showed how cloud vulnerabilities could let hackers progress from spying on messages to taking down entire networks.
Some fraudsters work for telcos. They may even appear to be a good employee with an impressive record for delivery. How should a fraud manager handle them?
A deal between Singapore and Australia sees the East Asian country align with a growing web of similar deals between Western nations.
Many carriers said they were following best practices for fraud mitigation but IRSF and wangiri are still big problems.
The mobile operator will also spend another $150mn on upgrading security following a 2021 privacy breach that compromised data relating to 76.6 million people.
A growing number of devices use radio waves in the mmWave band, making it easier to adapt this technology for nefarious purposes.
Businesses like Whatsapp are intentionally using the A-number of calls that are not connected as a free mechanism for passing data to apps on a user’s phone.
We need joined-up thinking to solve problems that cross borders and cause harm to ordinary people everywhere. Joined-up solutions start with a common understanding of problems we face.
There was plenty of evidence that Ericsson paid bribes to secure business in the East African state of Djibouti. However, Swedish prosecutors still failed to prove their case.
US telecoms fraud can be so convoluted that just describing the crime gives you a headache.