Commsrisk Top Ten for 2022

A few days ago I reviewed the most important stories of 2022, but which were the Commsrisk articles that attracted most readers? Traffic to Commsrisk grows every year without fail, and so it proved in 2022 with a 6 percent rise in the total number of visitors compared to 2021. The following rundown ranks the ten most popular articles of the year, as measured by unique page views.

  1. Chief Target of New US Robocall Crackdown Is American Banned from Telemarketing in 2013
  2. Is Flash Calling a Fraud?
  3. Mobileum Bought by Private Equity Firm
  4. New Catalog of Telecoms Fraud Now Available
  5. Obituary for Glenn Hovey
  6. Why Does the US Media Refuse to Tell the Full Truth about Robocaller Roy Cox Jr?
  7. The SIM Swap Fraud Service with 5-Star Reviews
  8. Vigilante Used Traffic-Pumping Fraud to Pay for Denial of Service Attacks on Robocall Scammers
  9. Disappointing Annual Results for Subex
  10. New Callback Scam Is Based on Misleading Voicemails

And these were the ten most popular articles during December.

  1. Digicel Wins $10mn Damages from UPM in Simbox Fraud Trial
  2. FCC ‘Cuts Off’ Telco for Ignoring Robocall Rules… But What about Other Telcos Run by the Same People?
  3. The SIM Swap Fraud Service with 5-Star Reviews
  4. Will Germany Reject STIR/SHAKEN?
  5. India Consults on Using Calling Name Presentation to Tackle Scam Calls
  6. The Unsung Heroes of 2022
  7. UK Leads Drive for Better IoT Security
  8. Why Does the US Media Refuse to Tell the Full Truth about Robocaller Roy Cox Jr?
  9. Chief Target of New US Robocall Crackdown Is American Banned from Telemarketing in 2013
  10. Huawei, Iran and Intellectual Property Theft
Eric Priezkalns
Eric Priezkalns
Eric is the Editor of Commsrisk. Look here for more about the history of Commsrisk and the role played by Eric.

Eric is also the Chief Executive of the Risk & Assurance Group (RAG), a global association of professionals working in risk management and business assurance for communications providers.

Previously Eric was Director of Risk Management for Qatar Telecom and he has worked with Cable & Wireless, T‑Mobile, Sky, Worldcom and other telcos. He was lead author of Revenue Assurance: Expert Opinions for Communications Providers, published by CRC Press. He is a qualified chartered accountant, with degrees in information systems, and in mathematics and philosophy.