Commsrisk Top Ten for March 2021

March delivered several news stories that attracted an unusually large number of readers, and which will likely feature in the top ten chart for the year. The following articles are ranked by unique pageviews.

  1. Disturbing New SMS Hijack Blamed on NetNumber IDs
  2. Major UK Operator Overcharged Customers for 15 Years without Their Billing Auditors Noticing
  3. $583mn of A2P SMS Bypass Fraud during 2020 per Araxxe Tests
  4. US Extradites Australian and Chinese for $50mn Premium SMS Billing Scam
  5. Why It Is Impossible to Measure All Leakage
  6. A Clearing House for CLI Validation
  7. Stop Simbox Fraud in Your Network with AB Handshake
  8. Poll: Summer Conference in London?
  9. Majority Wants RAG Summer Conference in London
  10. Benchmarking Leakage Coverage
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.