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From Understanding Telephone Scams to Implementing Authenticated Caller ID Transmission

Abstract The telephone network is used by almost every person in the modern world. With the rise of Internet access to the PSTN, the telephone network today is rife with telephone spam and scams. Spam calls are significant annoyances for telephone users, unlike email spam, spam calls demand immediate attention. They are not only significant annoyances but also result in significant financial losses in the economy. According to complaint data from the FTC, complaints on illegal calls have made record numbers in recent years. Americans lose billions to fraud due to malicious telephone communication, despite various efforts to subdue telephone spam, scam, and robocalls.

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Created Date 2017
Contributor Tu, Huahong (Author) / Doupé, Adam (Advisor) / Ahn, Gail-Joon (Advisor) / Huang, Dijiang (Committee member) / Zhang, Yanchao (Committee member) / Zhao, Ziming (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Computer science / Information technology
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 172 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Computer Science 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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