Telecommunications fraud is an important area of high tech crime, considering the scale of potential losses, and the speed with which losses can accrue. Malware attacks against telecommunication systems are becoming more prevalent.
Research will involve
• A review of attacks against telecommunication systems
• The development of recommendations, tools and techniques for the protection of phone systems.
• The potential for the development of forensic tools for telecommunications fraud cases will be examined.
Support required from:
Telecoms industry and LE professionals for data gathering, expert input, tool development and beta testing of new tools.