To build credibility, the hackers would approach high-value targets by first establishing ties with the victims’ friends, colleagues, relatives and other connections over social networks including Facebook Inc, Google Inc LinkedIn Corp and Twitter Inc. The hackers would initially send the targets content that was not malicious, such as links to news articles on , in a bid to establish trust. Then they would send links that infected PCs with malicious software, or direct targets to web portals that ask for network log-in credentials, iSight said.
In April 2013, HSI entered into a partnership with the . Special Operations Command (SOCOM) and the National Association to Protect Children (PROTECT) to launch the Human Exploitation Rescue Operative (HERO) Child Rescue Corps program for wounded, ill or injured military personnel. The 12-month HERO program is designed to train, equip and embed HERO participants into computer forensic intern positions in HSI offices around the country. In May 2015, President Barack Obama signed the HERO Act into law, thereby officially recognizing the HERO program, and further codifying C3. Visit /hero for further information.
The annual telecom industry revenue is estimated to be USD Trillion, and 2% (USD 45 Billion) of it estimated to be frauds. This percentage may go up to 10% in emerging markets. And the bypass fraud over the last 5 years has grown from mere % of overall fraud to a staggering 6%. which is estimated at USD Billion.
This speech shall discuss different types of Telecom fraud with focus on Voice Bypass (SIMBoxing) and present the latest technique used to fight SIMBoxing in a structured and organized manner with the objectives of creating an upper hand over fraudsters through a real case study.