PBX Hacking and IRSF: The New Knockout Combo Punch in Mobile Communications Fraud

Argyle Data Examines Why the 67% Rise in PBX Hacking Is a Key Driver of International Revenue Share Fraud SAN MATEO, CA–(Marketwired – Mar 2, 2016) – Dr. Ian Howells, Chief Marketing Officer of Argyle Data, the leader in native Hadoop applications for revenue threat analytics in mobile communications, has released the latest in a series of articles analyzing the results of the 2015 Global Fraud Loss Survey published by the Communications Fraud Control Association (CFCA). Dr. Howells’ analysis of CFCA’s data indicates a 500% growth in international revenue share fraud (IRSF: the artificial inflation of traffic terminating to international revenue share providers) between 2013 and 2015. According to CFCA’s data, the top ten countries where fraud most often terminates are, in descending order: Cuba, Somalia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Estonia, Latvia,…


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