A hardened 19 year old cybercriminal was only caught because the police searched his computer for sexual images.
North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein has persuaded the bulk of US telephony providers to adopt eight principles for stopping nuisance robocalls.
Internet personalities James Charles, Amanda Cerny and King Bach all blamed AT&T for losing control of their accounts.
The fraudsters provided cheap calls to Indian expats working in the Middle East. Their gang was led by Nazim Khan, a high school drop out who was also arrested for bypass fraud in 2017.
UK authorities barred a businessman from being a company director for 12 years after his firm contracted to trade GBP43mn (USD52mn) of airtime with a fraudulent enterprise.
The Federal Communications Commission voted to extend existing regulations so they can also pursue wrongdoers sending SMS messages or originating calls from outside the USA.
A Pakistani citizen has been extradited to the USA after allegedly paying staff to install malware on AT&T phones and IT systems.
Araxxe is the first business to successfully connect with the global anti-wangiri ledger, but a range of telcos and vendors will join them very soon.
Investigation work by security consultancy Cybereason found that a group of state-sponsored hackers have been gradually infiltrating telco networks since at least 2012.
The TM Forum’s Open Digital Architecture (ODA) project has written advice on how to assess risk whilst designing security and privacy into IT systems.