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Bypass Fraud Evolves: New Threats from Outgoing SIM Box Bypass & Spikes in CLI-Tampering

April 2017

Bypass Fraud Evolves: New Threats from Outgoing SIM Box Bypass & Spikes in CLI-Tampering

interview with Philippe Orsini

An overview of explosive fraud threats like outgoing SIM box call dumping and CLI spoofing.  What roles do human experts play and technical platforms in battling SIM box via electronic warfare?

A Herculean Task: Battling Fraud in an Increasingly Complex Comms World

April 2017

A Herculean Task: Battling Fraud in an Increasingly Complex Comms World

interview with Michalis Mavis

A fraud control expert walks through some interesting cases, gives us his advice on FMS software, and offers four key lessons on the path to fraud management excellence.

The Race to Develop Cross-Industry “Know Your Customer” Biometrics to Verify Identity Remotely

April 2017

The Race to Develop Cross-Industry “Know Your Customer” Biometrics to Verify Identity Remotely

interview with Shankar Palaniandy

ground-breaking cross-industry ID verification software. India’s 1 billion-people-strong national identity database could become the model for cross-industry ID verification worldwide.  An expert trialing visual biometrics at several Indian banks explains the latest in Know Your Customer technology.  

The Early Warning Power of IPRN Test Call Detection in Blocking IRSF Fraud

January 2017

The Early Warning Power of IPRN Test Call Detection in Blocking IRSF Fraud

interview with Colin Yates

Detecting the test calls made to International Premium Rate Numbers (IPRN) is helping telcos block IRSF fraud.  An expert explains fraudster methods and the value of IPRN databases.

How Regulators can Lead the Fight Against International Bypass Fraud

December 2016

How Regulators can Lead the Fight Against International Bypass Fraud

by Dan Baker

As a regulator in a country infected by SIM box fraud, what can you do to improve the situation?  A white paper explains the steps you can and should you take — at the national government level — to better protect your country’s tax revenue, quality of communications, and national infrastructure.

Global Interconnect Specialist iconectiv Ramps up its Fraud & Identity Solutions in Bypass & A2P Messaging

December 2016

Global Interconnect Specialist iconectiv Ramps up its Fraud & Identity Solutions in Bypass & A2P Messaging

interview with Bojan Andelkovic

Today’s IRSF, SIM Box, and SMS A2P frauds call for coordinated and broadly conceived FM programs.  A leading interconnect specialist explains the benefits of its managed services approach.

A Real-Time Packet-Based Solution to Detect & Block any Hijacked OTT Call

December 2016

A Real-Time Packet-Based Solution to Detect & Block any Hijacked OTT Call

interview with Paul David & Andy Gent

Two veterans of the SIM Box call bypass wars describe a new solution for stopping OTT bypass.  Get vital intel on the call hijacking of VIBER and other OTTs.  Learn why the revenue threat to roaming is as serious as it is to international calls.

Calculating the Fraud Risks of the Digital Era

July 2016

Calculating the Fraud Risks of the Digital Era

by Dror Eshet

Digital and mobile technology are an integral part of our daily lives.  Not only is the technology evolving at a frantic rate, but a leading fraud expert explains how fraudsters now team with one another to commit their crimes and magnify the risks to users, companies, and global infrastructure.

SIM Box Bypass: The Damage to Developing Nations and the Actions Regulators Must Take

November 2015

SIM Box Bypass: The Damage to Developing Nations and the Actions Regulators Must Take

interview with Lex Wilkinson

Bypass fraud via the SIM box causes great revenue loss and poses many other dangers, especially in developing nations.  An expert discusses the regulator issues and recommended actions in the fight to control bypass.

Protecting the Roaming Cash Cow: Using a Global Test Network for LTE Deployments & Beyond

November 2015

Protecting the Roaming Cash Cow: Using a Global Test Network for LTE Deployments & Beyond

interview with Florian Leeder

International is a premium service that operators must ensure the roaming business is reliable and optimized.  This article makes the case for a global roaming test service.  It explains the problems operators face in contracting with roaming partners, maintaining quality, and rolling out LTE.

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