Employees of the market-leading analytics firm talked about escaping the ‘nightmare’ created by sales figures which were ‘bullshit’.
The second season of The Communications Risk Show concluded with startling news and predictions about the future.
Espionage charges were dropped but the same criminal outfit also drove an IMSI-catcher around Bergen, Norway’s second city.
A security researcher concluded telcos lack the language skills needed to identify and address persistent scams aimed at non-native speakers.
Hijacking the phone services of victims was part of a process that culminated with bank withdrawals made in person using fake ID.
Comms providers will fear other businesses may follow Twitter’s lead by telling users to adopt different modes of authentication.
German victims were lured into paying EUR2mn for bogus investments advertised on social media and the web.
A search of government-run telecoms facilities in Thailand led to the disconnection of 30 cables that ran across the border.
Twitter accounts were created solely to generate revenue for telcos from two-factor authentication SMS messages.
Geoff Ibbett released version 0.1 of the RAG Fraud Catalog just in time to present it at RAG Sydney. The subsequent response from telcos has been enthusiastic.