Friday, August 3, 2012

Infographic: Fraudulent Calls Up 29 Percent in 2012

Threat Post, the Kaspersky Labs Security News Service has a nice article about the status of fraudulent calls in 2012 titled Report: Fraudulent Calls Up 29 Percent in 2012 that starts:
On average, there were almost five fraudulent phone calls every minute earlier this year according to a report released today from security firm Pindrop Security. The Atlanta-based company found phone fraud was up 29 percent January to June this year from the last half of 2011 after it analyzed 1.3 million different instances as part of its 2012 State of Phone Fraud Report.
The accompanying graphic shows how things are already looking in 2012 speaks loudly as to why companies need to be proactive in their approach to telecom fraud.