The criminal gang used the phone numbers and email addresses of BT customers to make luxury purchases with PayPal.
Persuading the unwary to allow remote access to their computers is an old trick, but it supposedly is used to execute SIM swaps.
The National Cyber Security Centre’s summary of telecoms security risks will interest specialists in other countries too.
The former Worldcom CEO died following his early release from prison. He served 13 years for a USD11bn fraud.
‘Barnacle’ car parking clamps adopted by the University of Oklahoma contain SIMs for remote management and location tracking.
Telco group Orange and logistics firm Agility owned 44% of Iraqi operator Korek until their shareholding was seized.
The US Department of Justice is seeking to stop two VoIP carriers that provided a gateway for millions of scam calls.
Modifying fraud management systems to use APIs to pool intelligence will drive fraud out of our industry.
Senator Ron Wyden is once again seeking greater protection for phone users, but many of his arguments lack focus.
Princeton academics tested how little information was needed to persuade five US mobile telcos to execute a SIM swap.