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Arbor Security Names iPhone Primary Hacker Target in 2008

Security predictions released today by Arbor Networks reveals that the iPhone will be a major target for cybercriminals in 2008. The forecast also highlights Chinese-specific crime as a major issue for the New Year. Arbor’s Security and Engineering Response Team (ASERT), which has put together the forecasts, believes the iPhone will become the victim of […]

Nortel Settles for $35 million With SEC

Nortel Networks will pay the Securities and Exchange Commission $35 million to settle a revenue and earnings management fraud lawsuit, the company said Monday. The equipment maker also said it will take steps to prevent such fraud in the future, including providing the SEC with quarterly reports on its progress in implementing its remediation plan […]

BSG Solution Combats Roaming Fraud

BSG Clearing Solutions, a subsidiary of Billing Services Group Ltd, has launched its Near Real Time Roaming Data Exchange (NRTRDE) service. BSG’s NRTRDE solution exceeds industry standards by offering processing speeds that greatly minimize GSM mobile operators’ exposure to roaming-related fraud, the company said. Additionally, BSG announced that avea (Turkey), Cellcom (Israel) and Geocell (Georgia) […]

Criminal Minds

Criminal Minds Traditionally, subscriber fraud has been defined as the problem of subscribers signing up for service they have no intention of paying for. But this seemingly simple (and credit-shattering) practice has ballooned into a delicate cat-and-mouse game of identity theft, illegal businesses, tax evasion and even money laundering. Fortunately, providers do have ways to […]

Criminal Minds

TRADITIONALLY, SUBSCRIBER FRAUD has been defined as the problem of subscribers signing up for service they have no intention of paying for. But this seemingly simple (and credit-shattering) practice has ballooned into a delicate cat-and-mouse game of identity theft, illegal businesses, tax evasion and even money laundering. Fortunately, providers do have ways to prevent, detect […]

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Subex Azure Displays Revenue Operations Center

Subex Azure Ltd. is showcasing a model Revenue Operations Center (ROC) at the 3GSM World Congress this week. To combat this leakage, Subex Azure said it came up with the concept of a ROC to combat revenue leakage. The ROC is a centralized and integrated platform for operators to assess, address and correct all aspects […]

Bernie Ebbers

THEN: Bernie Ebbers was CEO for Mississippi-based long-distance reseller Long Distance Discount Service (LDDS), which in 1995 became WorldCom Inc. The companys legendary buying spree — 65 transactions since the company was created in 1983 including the $40 billion merger with MCI in 1997. In 1997, PHONE+ named him the most influential person in the […]

Onvoy Selects Equinox’s TeleLink Mediation Software

Nashville-based Equinox Information Systems (Booth 718) has announced that Onvoy, an independent LEC based in Minneapolis, has licensed and installed the TeleLink mediation software system. TeleLink integrates with Lucent Technologies Inc.s Plexus 9000 multiservice access switch and Nortel Networks DMS 100/200 switch, which are the two primary switch types deployed in the Onvoy network. Onvoy […]

Feds Arrest VoIP Exec for Wire Fraud, Computer Hacking

The executive of two Florida VoIP wholesale companies was arrested on Thursday for fraud and expected to appear the same day before a federal judge in Miami. The U.S. Attorney for New Jersey is accusing Edwin Andrew Pena, 23, owner of Fortes Telecom Inc. and Miami Tech & Consulting Inc. of hacking into other providers […]

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