Arguably telcos are being bullied into doing deals with Viber to secure some revenue from OTT bypass traffic.
The UK’s 070 number range leads to confusion, resulting in fraud. But the proposed regulatory reform does not deal with the root cause, and has undesirable side-effects.
It is claimed that every organization has suffered at least one mobile malware attack.
It is hard enough to pithily describe the swathe of risks associated with digital transformation. Insufficient time is being given to preparing for them.
Test results are consistent with the prediction that new EU regulations would lead to a massive rise in fraud.
Why do sophisticated business people ignore the obvious risk of online advert fraud, and the evidence of how widespread it is?
The lucrative nature of telecoms equipment crime is demonstrated by the profits seized from one British gang.
Germany has imposed ambitious rules that control how people express themselves on social media. There are still uncertainties with how the rules will be applied in practice.
Identifying customers by asking questions is a risk because the answers are also known to internal fraudsters. Safaricom will use voice biometrics to reduce fraud and boost service.
The Meltdown and Spectre security bugs are serious because they afflict many chips, but the measurement of the risks is trivial.