Scammers will not switch off their autodialers whilst they remain confident of making money.
If Belgium’s phone users are expected to report suspicious phone numbers then telcos should do the same.
iBasis is the third largest carrier of international voice traffic and a member of the RAG anti-wangiri intelligence network.
Analysis from the PRISM database of International Premium Rate Numbers shows revenue share fraud occurs across a far wider range of destinations than before.
This month’s international round-up of news about the one-ring scam includes some unjustified optimism about its ‘eradication’.
No evidence was presented to back a recent assertion about a new fraud becoming more common, but the risk is genuine.
They say you must be insane to repeat the same act whilst expecting a new result. Consider the sanity of relying on repeated warnings to protect customers from the world’s most common phone scam.
Paul Fletcher MP, the Australian Minister for Communications, says the rising number of blocked calls is proof that the country’s anti-scam strategy is working.
Telcos connecting to the RAG Wangiri Blockchain can now be notified when their numbers are used for fraudulent calls to other networks.
Over 10 percent of EU citizens were also cheated of money through unsolicited text messages.