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Curated news stories about robocalls, TDoS attacks, spoofing, phone fraud, and other voice network security threats.

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Jan 7, 2021

Bad actors are returning to old-school methods of sowing chaos

Jan 6, 2021

3.9 Billion Robocalls in December Mark Roughly 2% Monthly Decrease

Jan 5, 2021

The FCC is pretty much fed up with all robocalls, not just telemarketers

Jan 4, 2021

T-Mobile data breach: ‘Malicious, unauthorized’ hack exposes customer call information

Jan 4, 2021

FCC Issues Voluntary Caller ID Authentication Best Practices for Voice Service Providers

Dec 30, 2020

Robocall Crackdown to Be Policed With U.S. Phone Company Help

Dec 2, 2020

FCC Moves to Stop “One-Ring” Scams

Nov 30, 2020

Contact Center Fraud Sees a COVID-Induced Spike

Nov 24, 2020

No One Wants to Pick Up the Phone for an Unfamiliar Number—and It’s Hurting Contact Tracing

Nov 18, 2020

FCC Issues Final Rule on Caller ID Authentication

Nov 11, 2020

Over 4.25 Billion Robocalls in October Mark Nearly 12% Monthly Increase

Nov 9, 2020

Deepfake Voice Technology Iterates on Old Phishing Strategies

Nov 8, 2020

Two Charged in SIM Swapping, Vishing Scams

Nov 6, 2020

VoIP Business Phone System Hack Hits Over a Thousand Businesses

Nov 5, 2020

FCC Moves to Crack Down on Gaming of Toll-Free Call Charges

Nov 4, 2020

Suspicious robocall campaign warning people to ‘stay home’ spooks voters nationwide

Oct 27, 2020

FCC Fines Company $37.5M For Spoofing Calls

Oct 26, 2020

Americans Bombarded by 9.4 Billion Political Robocalls This Year

Oct 23, 2020

Threats Targeting VoIP Networks As Usage Surges During Pandemic

Oct 12, 2020

More Than 3.8 Billion Robocalls in September Mark 4% Monthly Increase

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Oct 2, 2020

DHS Funds SecureLogix to Develop Risk Assessment Modeling Tool

Oct 1, 2020

FCC Adopts Caller ID Authentication Rules in Advance of Meeting

Oct 1, 2020

Vishing At The Ritz: There’s A New Type Of Cybercrime In Town

Sep 29, 2020

DHS Awards $1.96M to SecureLogix and Achilles Heel Technologies to Develop Network Modeling Tools

Sep 23, 2020

FTC Settles First Case Against VOIP Provider for Allowing Illegal Robocalls

Sep 22, 2020

FCC to Consider Caller ID Authentication Report and Order at Sept. 30 Meeting

Sep 18, 2020

7 Steps to Restoring Trust in Business Telephone Calls

Sep 9, 2020

Almost 3.7 Billion Robocalls in August Mark 1% Monthly Increase

Sep 8, 2020

RoboCallers Hit with Permanent Injunction by Courts

Sep 2, 2020

The Real Reason Contact Tracing Is Doomed in the US: Spam Calls

Sep 1, 2020

Why “Vishing” is the Bad Word of the Week

Aug 25, 2020

FBI, CISA Echo Warnings on Vishing Threat

Aug 20, 2020

Voice Phishers Targeting Corporate VPNs

Aug 18, 2020

Sophisticated Phone Spear Phishing Attacks are Targeting Top Companies

Aug 14, 2020

Telephony honeypot receives 1.5 million robocalls in less than a year

Aug 12, 2020

The Secret SIMs Used By Criminals to Spoof Any Number

Aug 6, 2020

3.6 Billion Robocalls in July Mark 9% Monthly Increase

Jul 28, 2020

Robocall Protection Group Tasked With Preventing Unlawful Robocalls to Hospitals

Jul 27, 2020

This is what a Deepfake Voice Clone Used in a Fraud Attempt Sounds Like

Jul 17, 2020

FCC: Phone Carriers that Profit from Robocalls Could Have All Calls Blocked

Jul 17, 2020

Florida Sheriff’s Office Phone Lines Held for Ransom

Jul 17, 2020

FCC Boosts Ability of Phone Companies to Block Robocalls

Jul 15, 2020

How to protect against TDoS attacks

Jul 8, 2020

Over 3.3 Billion Robocalls in June Mark 11% Monthly Increase

Jul 8, 2020

Deepfakes and Synthetic Media in the Financial System: Assessing Threat Scenarios

Jul 6, 2020

Supreme Court Prohibits Mobile Phone Robocalls To Collect Federal Debt

Jun 10, 2020

FCC Proposes $225M Fine for Spoofed Robocalls

Jun 10, 2020

CISA Releases Guide on TDoS-Based Attacks to Emergency 911

Jun 9, 2020

Three Billion Robocalls In May – A Three Percent Monthly Increase

Jun 8, 2020

COVID-19 Crisis Accelerates Rise of Virtual Call Centers

Jun 1, 2020

Vishing Explained: How Voice Phishing Attacks Scam Victims

Coronavirus-related Attacks

May 19, 2020

SecureLogix on Alert for Coronavirus-Related Attacks

May 18, 2020

Digital Defense Offers Free Ransomware Assessments for Healthcare

May 13, 2020

Robocalls are about to get a lot worse – here’s why

May 13, 2020

The Telecom Industry Strikes Back Against Robocalls

May 5, 2020

Preventing Account Takeover and Social Engineering Attacks

May 5, 2020

Robocalls dropped by 30% in April because of the pandemic

May 4, 2020

FCC Adopts Rules Strengthening Penalties for Illegal Robocalls

May 1, 2020

Only 41% of Cybersecurity Teams Can Securely Work Remotely

Apr 30, 2020

Vishing Attacks Increase During COVID-19

Apr 28, 2020

Phone Spoofing Fraud Scam Tricks Security Expert and his Bank

Apr 20, 2020

Healthcare system braces for increase in cyberattacks

Apr 19, 2020

Beware of these fake text messages and robocalls going around about the coronavirus

Apr 19, 2020

As cyber attacks grow, doctors and hospitals struggle to update security measures

Apr 16, 2020

FBI sees 400% spike in cyber crime reports during coronavirus pandemic

Apr 15, 2020

Employee Account Takeover in the Age of COVID-19

Apr 15, 2020

Hospitals face a surge of cyberattacks during the Covid-19 pandemic

Apr 10, 2020

SHUT DOWN: Court Relies On YouMail and Nomorobo Data to Issue Nation’s First Order Shutting Down a US Telecommunication Carrier for Allowing Fraudulent Robocalls

Apr 3, 2020

Ransomware and DDoS attacks: Cybercrooks are stepping up their activities in the midst of coronavirus

Apr 2, 2020

You Can Thank the Coronavirus for Plunge in Robocalls

Mar 30, 2020

Justice Department Obtains Injunctions against Telecom Carriers for Transmission of Robocalls

Mar 23, 2020

COVID-19 Social Engineering Attacks

Mar 20, 2020

Security Experts Battle Hackers, COVID-19 Cyberattacks

Mar 17, 2020

Health Sector at High Risk for COVID-19 TDoS Attacks

Mar 17, 2020

FTC Warns of “spoofed” emails, text messages, and phone calls that claim to be from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Mar 17, 2020

Study: Next Generation 911 Services ‘Highly Vulnerable to Cyber Attack’

Mar 8, 2020

Confessions of a Call Center Scammer

Mar 6, 2020

FCC to require anti-robocall tech after “voluntary” plan didn’t work out

Mar 5, 2020

DHS Alerts Public of Phone Spoofing Scams on National ‘Slam the Scam’ Day

Mar 4, 2020

Hackers Target Companies with Coronavirus Scams

Mar 4, 2020

Study Finds Unwanted Robocalls up 49% in One Year

Feb 16, 2020

New App Helps Consumers Sue Robocallers

Jan 23, 2020

Swatting Attacks Target Facebook and Other Tech Execs

Jan 15, 2020

Cybersecurity Researchers find Spoofing Vulnerability in Android’s VoIP Components

Jan 11, 2020

Academic research finds five US telcos vulnerable to SIM swapping attacks

Jan 9, 2020

Indian man convicted in call-center fraud case scamming Americans out of millions

Jan 1, 2020

Here’s what you need to know about the new law on robocalls

Dec 31, 2019

Robocalls that pretend to be from someone you know are now officially illegal in N.H.

Dec 26, 2019

Washington’s New Anti-Robocall Law Won’t Stop the Calls. Here’s Why.

Nov 20, 2019

TDoS Attacks Named One of the Top 8 Trends to Watch in Telecom during 2020

Nov 13, 2019

Why The Call Center Is The Vector Of Choice For Fraudsters

Nov 11, 2019

SHAKEN/STIR: Finally! A Solution to Caller ID Spoofing?

Oct 23, 2019

Call Centers Move Away From KBA With MFA Solutions

Sep 30, 2019

Can We Stop The Scourge Of Robocalls?

Sep 16, 2019

The Threat of Toll Fraud Persists

Sep 14, 2019

Robocalls Keep Pouring In As Hijacking Threat Emerges — How To Stop

Sep 12, 2019

Most of the robocalls you get aren’t coming from AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile numbers

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Sep 8, 2019

Phone calls from Peru got $550K from Spanish-speaking U.S. residents. The callers got prison

Sep 4, 2019

An artificial-intelligence first: Voice-mimicking software reportedly used in a major theft

Sep 2, 2019

Inside your phone company’s plan to stop robocalls

Sep 1, 2019

Google Voice forced to shut down SMS voicemail forwarding as carriers fight spam calls

Aug 29, 2019

Scammers are impersonating FBI phone numbers and agents, agency says

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Aug 29, 2019

Legitimate phone calls are getting blocked in crackdown on robocalls

Aug 26, 2019

New York men busted in $2.3M call center scam: feds

Aug 23, 2019

Phone companies and all 50 states strike deal to fight robocalls

Aug 23, 2019

Major Carriers, State AGs Will Work to Combat Robocalls

Aug 21, 2019

Will Congress act to stop robocalls?

Aug 14, 2019

AT&T and T-Mobile team up in a first step toward identifying robocalls across networks

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Aug 7, 2019

FCC Adopts Rules to Ban Malicious Spoofing of Texts and International Calls

Aug 4, 2019

FCC Cracking Down On Robocalls, But Expert Warns New Rules Won’t End Them

Aug 1, 2019

Duped by a Robocall From Overseas? It Was Legal

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Aug 1, 2019

Federal Communications Commission Takes Another Step To Try And Stop Robocalls

Jul 17, 2019

House panel advances anti-robocall bill

Jul 12, 2019

FCC To Phone Companies: Knock Off The Robocalls Or Else

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Jul 11, 2019

Florida AG and FTC Obtain $23 Million Judgment in Robocall Enforcement Action

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Jul 10, 2019

U.S. Gets 4.35 Billion Robocalls in June, According to YouMail Robocall Index

Jul 10, 2019

AT&T promises to automatically block robocalls in ‘coming months’

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Jul 9, 2019

First Orion Reports Scam Callers Now Leveraging Data Breaches in New “Enterprise Spoofing” Strategy

Jul 9, 2019

This is where robocalls are coming from (and where they are targeting)

Jul 8, 2019

The FCC’s robocall offensive: text messages and international ‘spoofed’ calls targeted

Jul 5, 2019

Robocalls are not only annoying — there’s an entire dirty industry behind them, FTC reveals

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Jul 2, 2019

FCC Proposes New Rules to Protect Consumers From Illegal Robocalls, To Include a Safe Harbor for Blocked Calls that Fail Caller ID Authentication

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Jul 2, 2019

TCPA Regulatory Update: FCC Allows Default Call Blocking Services, Plans SHAKEN/STIR Summit

Jul 1, 2019

FTC reports a sharp increase in phone scams from criminals impersonating IRS, Social Security

Jul 1, 2019

Scam robocalls are even fooling hospitals. Here’s how Congress can make that can stop.

Jun 25, 2019

FTC announces major crackdown on robocalls

Jun 25, 2019

Crackdown targets robocallers that placed 1 billion calls, federal and state officials say

Jun 23, 2019

Robocalls are overwhelming hospitals and patients, threatening a new kind of health crisis

Jun 18, 2019

Robocalls wreak havoc at hospitals and put patients’ lives in danger: report

Jun 17, 2019

Tech Policy Robocalls are overwhelming hospitals and patients, threatening a new kind of health crisis

Jun 14, 2019

Here’s How the FCC’s Aggressive New Plan to Combat Robocalls Will Work

Jun 6, 2019

Apple introduces new call blocking software with iOS 13 to combat robocalls

Jun 6, 2019

Here’s Why You May Start Receiving Fewer Robocalls

Jun 6, 2019

Do I Know You? And Other Spam Phone Calls We Can’t Get Rid Of

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Jun 3, 2019

Congress And Government Agencies Move Toward Stopping Illegal Robocalls

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Jun 2, 2019

Call center scammer who extorted millions from U.S. citizens sentenced to 7 years in prison

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May 31, 2019

Businesses rally against proposal to block robocalls

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May 24, 2019

Federal Communications Commission Plans to Combat Robocalls with Carrier-Initiated Blocking

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May 24, 2019

It Just Got Real: TRACED Act Barrels Across The Senate Goal Line

May 15, 2019

FCC robocall rule would finally give you a nuclear option for blocking phone spam

May 14, 2019

How Hackers Broke WhatsApp With Just A Phone Call

May 8, 2019

Texas House passes bill to prohibit telemarketers from falsifying caller ID

May 6, 2019

Congress is getting ready to criminalize robocalls

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May 3, 2019

These robocalls don’t want to talk to you, they just want you to call back, FCC says

May 3, 2019

Latest Rash of Scam Calls Come From ‘Social Security’

May 1, 2019

The Robocall Crisis Will Never Be Totally Fixed

May 1, 2019

Businesses rally against proposal to block robocalls

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May 1, 2019

Seven Robocall-Related Bills Examined at the House Energy and Commerce Committee Hearing

Apr 30, 2019

‘They’re doing it on the backs of patients,’ one cancer center warns Congress about robocalls

Apr 26, 2019

Phone Companies Are Testing Tech to Catch Spam Calls. Let’s Hope It Works.

Apr 24, 2019

You Can’t Stop Robocalls. You Shouldn’t Have To.

Apr 22, 2019

Call Center Scam: Indian National Extradited to the U.S. to Face Fraud, Money Laundering Charges

Apr 7, 2019

As FCC Steps In, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, May Get Boost To Stop Robocalls

Apr 2, 2019

Robo-callers rang Americans’ phones 26 billion times last year. Now, Congress is taking aim.

Mar 29, 2019

Call Center Agents Aim to Balance Service and Identification

Mar 28, 2019

Scams, phishing calls from IRS running rampant this tax season. How to avoid them

Mar 27, 2019

Robocalls: FTC shuts down 4 groups responsible for ‘billions’ of calls

Mar 24, 2019

Verizon Set To Offer Free App For Blocking Robocalls, New Tech To Combat Spam

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Mar 20, 2019

Call Centers: The Weakest Links in Authentication Chain

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Mar 20, 2019

Fight against robocalls continues as AT&T, Comcast complete test of verified call

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Mar 16, 2019

Imposter Scams Bilking Consumers of Millions

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Mar 13, 2019

Senators Re-Introduce Bi-Partisan Bill to Amend TCPA & Expand Enforcement

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Mar 11, 2019

TCPA Expansion Becomes More Likely: TRACED Act Gaining Steam With A “Groundswell” Of Bipartisan Support

Mar 4, 2019

News Savvy Scammers May Put Bipartisan Robocall Bill to Test

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Feb 26, 2019

Robocalls are rampant despite the Do Not Call list — FCC urges phone providers to help stop them

Feb 23, 2019

Your phone is a weapon of deception. Nearly half your 2019 calls will be spam and junk.

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Feb 20, 2019

FCC Proposes New Rules to Target Caller ID Spoofing and Issues Report on the Fight Against Illegal Robocalls

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Feb 15, 2019

FCC First Report on Illegal Robocalls

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Feb 15, 2019

FCC Adopted Proposed Amendment to Truth in Caller ID Rules

Feb 14, 2019

The Beginning of the End of Robocalls

Feb 13, 2019

FCC chairman warns of ‘regulatory intervention’ as he criticizes carriers’ anti-robocall plans

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Feb 7, 2019

Phone Number & Voice Spoofing: Protect Your Enterprise

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Feb 6, 2019

Telecom Fraud on the Rise: What Enterprises Need to Know

Feb 4, 2019

Dem chair offers bill to crack down on robocalls

Jan 29, 2019

Robocallers tried to cash in on the federal government shutdown

Jan 29, 2019

Report: Americans got 26.3 billion robocalls last year, up 46 percent from 2017

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Jan 18, 2019

Verizon Adds Free Robocall Blocking App for Wireless Customers, Two Years After AT&T, T-Mobile

Jan 14, 2019

Why robocalls have gotten worse since the government shutdown

Jan 11, 2019

The latest threat from the government shutdown: More robo-calls

Jan 4, 2019

Robocalls jumped 60 percent in the U.S. last year and scammers are finding more ways to make money

Jan 1, 2019

‘Stop Robocalling Me!’; ‘I Didn’t!’

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Dec 23, 2018

Robocalls are annoying, insidious and often illegal — and there’s no “magic solution” to stop them

Dec 19, 2018

Social Engineering Rising, KBAs Fading for Call Centers: TRUSTID Fraud Predictions

Nov 29, 2018

Senators want to give FTC more authority to combat illegal robocalls

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Nov 27, 2018

Bipartisan Bill Introduced In The Senate To Thwart Illegal Robocall Scams

Nov 26, 2018

Today In Data: The Rise Of Call Center Fraud

Nov 26, 2018

Congress is taking new steps to stop robocall scammers

Nov 20, 2018

The FCC has a new plan to combat unwanted robocalls and spammy texts

Nov 19, 2018

How the fight against robocalls has become an escalating “arms race” against scammers

Nov 17, 2018

Bipartisan Senate bill would penalize illegal robocalls

Nov 15, 2018

Enraged by endless robocalls? Help is on the way

Nov 9, 2018

Rules against robocalls shouldn’t be loosened

Nov 9, 2018

FCC chief tells phone companies to crack down on robocalls, or else. Sort of

Nov 6, 2018

FCC pushes carriers to implement caller ID authentication by 2019

Nov 6, 2018

The FCC is demanding companies take action to stop nuisance ‘robocalls’

Oct 29, 2018

Social Security Warns On New Phone Spoofing Scam

Oct 25, 2018

Is ‘the IRS’ asking you to pay by gift card? It’s the latest ‘impostor’ scam.

Oct 25, 2018

Is ‘the IRS’ asking you to pay by gift card? It’s the latest ‘impostor’ scam.

Oct 18, 2018

Voice Phishing Scams Are Getting More Clever

Oct 17, 2018

Why robocalls are about to get more dangerous

Oct 12, 2018

Apple patent could kill robocalls

Oct 10, 2018

You’re not imagining it: Robocalls are on the rise

Oct 5, 2018

San Antonio-based company aims to protect phones from attacks

Sep 28, 2018

Sick of Spammy Robocalls? Here’s the Truly Surprising Thing the FCC Just Did to Fight Them

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Sep 26, 2018

When 911 Is Busy

Sep 26, 2018

A telemarketer made about 21 million robocalls in 3 months. The FCC just fined it $82 million.

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Sep 20, 2018

Next Year, Half of All Calls to Cell Phones Will Be Scams—And There’s Nothing We Can Do

Sep 19, 2018

Overall Voice Fraud Rate Climbs More Than 350%, Banking Second Highest

Sep 13, 2018

Spam robocalls will soon account for almost 50% of all calls

Sep 12, 2018

An AARP survey found that a majority of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders age 50 and older said they or their families have been targets of fraud.

Sep 1, 2018

Robocalls and graffiti after Mollie Tibbetts’ death worry Iowa Latinos

Sep 1, 2018

Racist Robocalls Target Andrew Gillum, Democratic Nominee for Florida Governor

Aug 14, 2018

It’s not your imagination — robocalls are on the rise

Jul 30, 2018

Multimillion-dollar fraud bust highlights tax scam you should watch out for

Jul 24, 2018

Sears seeks millions from Caribbean cruise robocall settlement

Jul 23, 2018

U.S. Breaks Up Vast I.R.S. Phone Scam

Jul 22, 2018

Scammers Finally Punished For Cheating U.S. Taxpayers Out Of Millions Of Dollars

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Jul 20, 2018

Lawmakers Urge FCC to Fight Robocalls With Phone Number Database

Jul 20, 2018

Social Security Issues Warning About Scams Similar To Those IRS Phone Scams

Jul 18, 2018

24 sentenced in international call center scheme that bilked victims of millions

Jul 12, 2018

Robo-calls are getting worse. And some big businesses soon could start calling you even more.

Jul 11, 2018

DHS, SecureLogix develop TDoS attack defense

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Jul 10, 2018

Only Public Pressure Can Cap the Surge of Robocalls

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Jul 6, 2018

DHS Partners with SecureLogix to Prevent TDoS Attacks

Jul 6, 2018

Comcast or Capital One calling? It may be a robocall scam. Here are the top 10

Jul 5, 2018

Robocalls are getting worse, and some cities are top targets

Jul 5, 2018

Robocalls aren’t stopping and this time they’re in Chinese

Jul 4, 2018

Why Are There So Many Robocalls? Here’s What You Can Do About Them

Jun 29, 2018

Court throws out Time Warner Cable $229,500 penalty for 153 robocalls

Jun 25, 2018

Those Chinese-language robocalls are a scam to get your bank information, officials say

Jun 15, 2018

Curbing Contact Center Authentication Breaches

Jun 12, 2018

You think it’s your friend calling, but it’s actually this growing phone scam

Jun 12, 2018

There Were 4.1 Billion Robocalls Dialed In The U.S. Last Month

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Jun 11, 2018

Caller ID: The Technology Made For Scammers

Jun 11, 2018

FTC Accuses Group of Running Empire That Made Billions of Unwanted Robocalls

Jun 8, 2018

210 area code hit hard by ‘neighbor spoofing’

Jun 6, 2018

Americans received over 16 billion robocalls so far this year—here’s how to stop them

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Jun 4, 2018

Robocallers Target Chinese Speakers in Latest Phone Scam

May 31, 2018

Why No One Answers Their Phone Anymore

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May 31, 2018

Why No One Answers Their Phone Anymore

May 26, 2018

America is losing the war against robocalls

May 18, 2018

What’s behind all those Chinese-speaking robocalls

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May 16, 2018

Correction: Robocalls-Lincoln Story

May 16, 2018

FCC Chairman Accepts Working Group’s Recommendations for Call Authentication

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May 14, 2018

FCC’s Pai OKs Call Authentication Plan To Beat Robocalls

May 10, 2018

Florida man behind 100 million robocalls hit with $120 million FCC fine

May 10, 2018

Chinese Robocalls Bombarding The U.S. Are Part Of An International Phone Scam

May 7, 2018

Tired of Those Annoying Robocalls? New York Has a Plan to Stop Them

May 6, 2018

Yes, It’s Bad. Robocalls, and Their Scams, Are Surging.

Apr 27, 2018

Lawmakers, tech industry look to thwart robocalls

Apr 18, 2018

Alleged ‘face’ of robocalls testifies it’s as easy as the ‘click of a button’

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Apr 18, 2018

Alleged ‘robocall’ mastermind denies wrongdoing before U.S. Senate

Apr 9, 2018

EC18 News Roundup: Covering the Gamut of Communications

Apr 3, 2018

Hackers have taken down dozens of 911 centers. Why is it so hard to stop them?

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Mar 26, 2018

Get Started: IRS warns against phone and phishing scams

Mar 23, 2018

98 million robocalls hit Americans every day. The FCC’s fines aren’t stopping them.

Mar 15, 2018

Police: Call of Shots Fired at Northwestern Graduate Dorm Was ‘Swatting’ Hoax

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Mar 13, 2018

FCC and FTC Partner in Upcoming Efforts to Stop Illegal Robocalls

Mar 13, 2018

From ‘Spoofing’ To ‘Swatting,’ Experts Say Results Of Thwarting Scam Calls Mixed

Mar 6, 2018

Call Centers: In Search Of The 70 Percent Solution

Mar 6, 2018

Phone Scams Remain on IRS ‘Dirty Dozen’ List of Tax Scams

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Mar 5, 2018

iHeartMedia Faces TCPA Suit Over Radio Station Robocalls

Mar 5, 2018

Indian Embassy Telephone Lines in US Spoofed by Fraudsters

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Mar 1, 2018

FCC To Take Up Robocalls, 911 Call Routing In March

Feb 24, 2018

Apple Repair Center Accidentally Called 911 About 1,600 Times

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Feb 23, 2018

JPMorgan Inks $2.25M TCPA Deal Over Robocalls

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Feb 23, 2018

JPMorgan Inks $2.25M TCPA Deal Over Robocalls

Feb 20, 2018

Identity Thieves Are Running the Same Scams This Tax Season — With a New Twist

Feb 16, 2018

Birth Of a Lifeline: The Nation’s 911 Emergency System Turns 50

Feb 8, 2018

More Than 11,000 Americans Targeted in India Call Center Tax Fraud

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Feb 8, 2018

Robocalls Spike 27% Year-Over-Year to 2.88 Billion Calls Nationwide in January

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Feb 6, 2018

IRS Warns Tax Preparers About A New Refund Scam

Jan 11, 2018

Big Tech Improvements To 911 System Raise The Risk Of More ‘Swatting’

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Jan 11, 2018

Robocall Epidemic Breaks Annual Record with 30.5 Billion Calls in 2017

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Jan 8, 2018

FCC Targets Fraudulent Robocalls With New Call Blocking Rules

Jan 4, 2018

Thirty Per Cent of Phone Calls in the U.S. Are ‘Robocalls’ That Cause $350 Million Worth of Telemarketing Fraud and More Than 3.4 Million Consumer Complaints Each Year

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Dec 30, 2017

Los Angeles Man Arrested in ‘Swatting’ Call That Preceded Fatal Police Shooting in Kansas

Dec 30, 2017

Los Angeles Man Arrested in ‘Swatting’ Call That Preceded Fatal Police Shooting in Kansas

Dec 19, 2017

Phone Spam Soars to a New Record

Nov 22, 2017

Trump Administration, In a Gift to telecom Firms, is Pulling the Plug on Net Neutrality

Nov 20, 2017

The Robocall Nightmare is Only Getting Worse — But Help is Here

Nov 17, 2017

FCC Approves New Rules to Block Robocalls

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Nov 17, 2017

How Call Centers Cope With Ever-Changing Threats And Technology

Nov 15, 2017

How Nigerian Scammers Stole $11 Million From the IRS in One of the Biggest Tax Frauds in U.S. History

Nov 15, 2017

The Phone Industry Has a Clever Plan to Stop Spam Robocalls

Nov 8, 2017

Data: Calling Out Call Center Fraud

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Oct 27, 2017

Dozens of Individuals Indicted in Multimillion-Dollar Indian Call Center Scam Targeting U.S. Victims

Oct 10, 2017

Robocalls Are Getting Worse, FTC Tells Senate

Oct 5, 2017

Shapiro, Casey Call On FCC To Allow Blocking Of Robocalls

Sep 20, 2017

Beware – the Equifax Scams Are Coming

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Sep 19, 2017

FCC Committee Meets About Unwanted “Robo” Calls; Makes More Recommendations

Sep 16, 2017

Equifax Data Breach And Credit Freeze: Beware These 3 Scams

Sep 6, 2017

Cyberterrorists Targeting First Responders

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Sep 4, 2017

Fraud Among The Threats For Victims Of Hurricane Harvey

Sep 1, 2017

Scammers Using Robo-Calls About Insurance to Fleece Hurricane Harvey Survivors

Aug 22, 2017

Architect Of A Scary IRS Phone Scam Has Made His Last Call For Now

Aug 3, 2017

FCC Proposes $82M Fine For Health Insurance Telemarketer Over Illegal Robocalls

Aug 1, 2017

The FCC’s Fight Against Phone-y Calls

Aug 1, 2017

FTC Cracking Down On Robocalls

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Jul 25, 2017

FCC Proposes New Systems to Reduce Illegal Robocalls and Announces Fine Against Autodialing Platform

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Jul 20, 2017

2 More Plead Guilty In Massive Indian Call Center Fraud

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Jul 15, 2017

Spam Calls: US Experiences Second Most Spam Calls In The World

Jul 14, 2017

Can The FCC Really Put The Kibosh on Robocalls?

Jul 13, 2017

FCC Launches New Effort To Crack Down On Robocalls

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Jul 10, 2017

FCC Proposes Historic $120 Million Fine for Illegally “Spoofed” Robocalls

Jul 3, 2017

FTC Throws Support Behind FCC’s Proposed Anti-Robocall Rule

Jun 29, 2017

How Ringless Spam Voicemails Became a Partisan Issue

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Jun 27, 2017

June 2017 FCC Meeting Recap: FCC Proposes $120 Million Fine for Alleged “Spoofed Robocall Campaign”

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Jun 26, 2017

IRS Cautions Taxpayers to Watch for Summertime Scams

Jun 25, 2017

Robocalling Soars Despite ‘Do Not Call’ Registry, As Scammers ‘Couldn’t Care Less’ About Bothering Consumers

Jun 25, 2017

Chuck Schumer Is Fighting Back Against Robocalls

Jun 25, 2017

Developer Uses Code To Get Revenge On Tech Support And IRS Scammers

Jun 22, 2017

Man Accused Of Making Millions Of Robocalls Faces Biggest-Ever FCC Fine

Jun 19, 2017

Why Spam Robocalls Are Increasing And What’s Being Done About It

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Jun 16, 2017

The Ins and Outs of Call Center Fraud

Jun 13, 2017

States Seek a 21st-Century Upgrade to 911 Infrastructures

Jun 12, 2017

DHS S&T $1.3M Small Business Innovation Research Awards

Jun 5, 2017

Dish Network Ordered to Pay $280M in ‘Robocall’ Lawsuit

Jun 5, 2017

Can Annoying Robocall Voicemails Be Stopped? Attorney General, Angry Phone Owners Argue Against New Marketing Tactic

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Jun 5, 2017

FTC Gets $2.7M Judgment Over Billions of Unlawful Robocalls

May 30, 2017

Ringless Voicemails May Become the New Robocalls

May 25, 2017

GOP Backs Petition to Let Ringless Robo-Call Voicemails be Sent to Your Phones

May 23, 2017

Mastermind Sagar Thakkar’s Aide Arrested in Delhi in IRS Call Center Scam

May 22, 2017

Robocalls On The Rise

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May 19, 2017

TCPA Update: FCC Seeks Guidance on Proposed Robocall-Blocking Rule

May 11, 2017

Robocalls Flooding Your Cellphone? Here’s How to Stop Them

May 11, 2017

FCC “Strike Force” in War Against Robocalls

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May 10, 2017

Monthly Robocalls Spike at 2.5 Billion Calls Received Across U.S. in April

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May 10, 2017

Mom Blames Death of Infant Son on T-Mobile 911 Flaw

Apr 28, 2017

What Is Neighbor Spoofing?

Apr 24, 2017

Indian Police Allege IRS, FBI, Other Law Enforcement Not Interested In Phone Scam Arrests

Apr 21, 2017

Here’s How Much Phone Scams Cost Americans Last Year…

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Apr 20, 2017

Robocall Scams Are Costing Us Billions — And Millennials Are A Prime Target

Apr 19, 2017

HHS Watchdog Agency Issues Phone Scam Warning

Apr 19, 2017

Department of Homeland Security Says OIG Hotline Compromised in Phone Spoofing Scam

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Apr 18, 2017

Stopping TDoS Attacks

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Apr 18, 2017

Macy’s Accused Of Harassing Consumers With Robocalls

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Apr 18, 2017

FCC Combats Spoofed Robocalls

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Apr 17, 2017

Beware of IRS Phone Scam During Tax Season

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Apr 16, 2017

Beware The Many Health-Care Scams

Apr 16, 2017

Cheyenne Police Issue Phony Crash Scam Warning

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Apr 14, 2017

Scammer Says Uncle Sam Sent Him

Apr 13, 2017

Residents Be Wary of Phone Scam: Waterford Police

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Apr 11, 2017

2 Research Programs Work to Stop TDoS Attacks on 9-1-1 Centers

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Mar 31, 2017

Apple Fixes 911 Flaw in Latest iOS Update

Mar 16, 2017

Dallas Says T-Mobile Not at Fault for ‘Ghost’ 911 Calls

Mar 16, 2017

Two Dead After T-Mobile ‘Ghost Calls’ Flood 911 Center in Texas

Mar 16, 2017

Dallas Believes T-Mobile Fixes Problem With 911 Calls

Mar 9, 2017

FTC Reveals Red Flags to Detect Impostor Scams, The New No. 1 Fraud

Mar 8, 2017

How Homeland Security Plans To End the Scourge of DDoS Attacks

Mar 6, 2017

New Bill Would Push for Cybersecurity Improvements at 911 Call Centers

Mar 6, 2017

Exploit That Caused iPhones to Repeatedly Dial 911 Reveals Grave Cybersecurity Threat, Say Experts

Mar 3, 2017

How a Cyberattack Overwhelmed the 911 System

Mar 3, 2017

How Homeland Security Plans to End TDoS Attacks

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Mar 3, 2017

FCC Chair Wants Carriers to Block Robocalls From Spoofed Numbers

Mar 3, 2017

National 911 Cyber Attack Was First Detected in Tarrant County

Mar 2, 2017

FCC Puts Robocalls, Prison Phones at the Top of its Agenda

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Mar 2, 2017

Advanced Methods to Target and Eliminate Unlawful Robocalls

Mar 2, 2017

Collaboration Key for Cloud Communications Security

Feb 28, 2017

The VoIP Addict’s Guide – VoIP Security Fact and Fiction

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Feb 28, 2017

Communication APIs Mark Uncharted Waters for UC Security

Feb 27, 2017

Avoiding Tax Disaster — Beware Of These 4 Common Tax Scams

Feb 24, 2017

FBI Warning UT Austin About Phone Scam

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Feb 22, 2017

UC Security Lags Despite the Cloud Creating New Threats

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Feb 21, 2017

FTC, States Put Remaining Defendants in Massive Caribbean Cruise Lines Robocall Operation in Permanent Dry Dock

Feb 20, 2017

St. Paul Jewish Community Center Evacuated in Wave of U.S. Bomb Threats

Feb 15, 2017

Are You A Victim Of These Scams Targeting Seniors

Feb 14, 2017

The Forgotten Security Frontier: How Secure Are Your Phone Calls?

Feb 10, 2017

The Next Generation of Cyber Attacks — PDoS, TDoS, and Others

Feb 10, 2017

The Next Generation of Cyber Attacks — PDoS, TDoS, and Others

Feb 7, 2017

Will Trump Administration Mean More Robocalls?

Feb 6, 2017

What if hackers could knock off 911 Emergency Telephony Network?

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Feb 2, 2017

Robo-call Bomb Threat Made Against Cape Elizabeth Middle School

Feb 1, 2017

Consumer Groups Urge New FCC Chairman Not to Reverse Robo-Call Limits For Student Debt Collectors

Feb 1, 2017

Stopping Senior Scams: Developments in Financial Fraud Affecting Seniors

Jan 30, 2017

‘Has Anybody Gone to Prison for Violating the F.C.C.’s Do Not Call List?’

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Jan 30, 2017

Tips for Fighting ‘Can You Hear Me Now’ and Other Robocalls

Jan 30, 2017

The Dos and Don’ts of Securing Your VoIP Communications

Jan 28, 2017

We All Know Email Can Be Hacked, But What’s Next? (Shhh It’s Voice)

Jan 27, 2017

Unified Communications Devices Open Up Security Problems

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Jan 14, 2017

Police: Bomb Threats Last Year in Stark County Were National, Recordings

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Jan 13, 2017

FTC Announces Crackdown on Two Massive Illegal Robocall Operations

Jan 11, 2017

FBI Looking for Source of ‘Robocall’ Bomb Threats to Jewish Centers

Jan 10, 2017

49% of Businesses Fell Victim to Cyber Ransom Attacks in 2016

Jan 9, 2017

Jewish Centers In At Least 9 States Receive Bomb Threats

Jan 9, 2017

CRTC Launches Follow-Up Consultation Into Identifying and Reducing Nuisance Calls

Jan 6, 2017

‘I Thought I Was Impervious to Scams’: Readers Denounce India’s Phone Swindlers

Jan 5, 2017

Police Investigate Bomb Threat Robocall to Long Neck Elementary

Jan 5, 2017

Attackers Can Make It Impossible to Dial 911

Jan 4, 2017

Be Prepared: The Top ‘Social Engineering’ Scams Of 2017

Dec 22, 2016

AT&T Takes Aim At Scam Callers

Dec 21, 2016

AT&T Starts Robocalls Crackdown With ‘Call Protect’ Service To Block Spam Phone Calls: How It Works:

Dec 21, 2016

Top 10 Phone Scams of 2016: Here’s How To Protect Yourself

Dec 2, 2016

The Top 5 VoIP Security Risks and Their Controls

Dec 1, 2016

Callers For Dollars: Inside India’s Scam Call Centers

Nov 30, 2016

Hello, You’ve Been Compromised: Upward Attack Trend Targeting VoIP Protocol SIP

Nov 22, 2016

Inside the Indian IRS Scam That Cheated U.S. Taxpayers Out of Millions

Nov 21, 2016

Pulling our head out of the sand on cybersecurity

Nov 14, 2016

Man indicted in Cyberattack on Phoenix-Area 911 Call Systems

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Nov 11, 2016

Exploring Telephony Denial of Service

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Nov 9, 2016

iOS WebView Bug Can Force iPhones to Make Calls While UI Freezes

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Nov 9, 2016

Counting The Cost Of Voicemail Hacking

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Nov 8, 2016

iOS WebView Auto Dialer Bug

Nov 8, 2016

Phone Industry’s Robocall Strike Force Not Yet Ready For Battle

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Nov 3, 2016

What If Hackers Could Knock Off 911 Emergency Telephony Network?

Nov 3, 2016

The Day The 911 Network Stood Still

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Jan 28, 2016

VoIP Security Focus: How to Protect Your Phone System from IT Vulnerabilities [Infographic]

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Jan 12, 2016

VoIP Security Focus: How to Prevent VoIP Theft of Service

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Nov 1, 2015

The Need for VoIP Security: Vulnerabilities and Defensive Tactics