Category: Security


Ransomware attacks surged by 47% in July

According to a report by NCC Group’s Global Threat Intelligence division, ransomware attacks increased by 47% in July compared to June, adding more evidence for a trend of rising global cybercrime.

Singtel to take big hit on Trustwave sale

Singtel is pushing forward with the sale of its cybersecurity business as part of a business streamlining push that will see it focus on 5G and new growth areas.

EE blocks a million scam calls a day

UK operator EE is using a new AI infused anti-spam firewall to bat away a flood of scam calls and texts from fraudsters, and has blocked 11 million calls since its launch in July.

Dell’Oro bullish on Open RAN growth

A recently released report by the Dell’Oro Group, a telecoms market research firm, sees forecasts for Open RAN kit revenues revised upwards.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Neutral host, small cells and state intervention

In this final episode before everyone clears off for their summer holidays, the pod is delighted to welcome special guest Mike Ferris – Chief Network Architect of Dense Air. They start by exploring the concept of neutral host infrastructure and how that could provide the solution to a lot of the coverage challenges presented by 5G. That will involve the rollout of a lot of small cells, so they move on to discuss how that is best done, before concluding with a look at the pros and cons of state intervention in telecoms.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: 5G, IoT and Huawei

We are delighted to welcome special guest William Webb back to the pod but decide to start by putting him on the spot over hist historical telecoms predictions, to see how many he got right. Eventually we give him a break and move on to news Vodafone snuck under the radar about spinning off its IoT unit, before reviewing Huawei’s latest attempt at reconciliation with the West.