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Scam of the Month 2022: A Year in Review

Phone scams come in all different shapes and sizes. Each variation is another attempt to infiltrate your defenses and procure your ... >

What Country Gets the Most Phone Spam?

What country gets the most phone spam? You’ll find the answer to that question in the recently-published Global Spam Report from Hiya. >

Help! My Numbers are Being Flagged as Spam, but My Calls ...

Scam, spam, and fraud calls are nothing new. They’ve been around for decades and each year, the problem grows. While consumers expect an ... >

Scam of the Month: I’m Nervous, is this Debt Relief Program ...

According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) a debt relief scam is a ruse that targets a consumer with significant credit card debt by ... >

Hiya Launches Personal AI: The Industry’s First-ever ...

A phone call is the preferred method of communication for both consumers and businesses, according to Hiya’s State of the Call report. Yet, ... >

Scam of the Month: Why Am I Getting Calls About My Social ...

The voice call still reigns supreme for sales. That is one of the key takeaways from Hiya’s midyear check-in, the State of the Call for ... >

Fraud Affects Age Groups Differently

What age group is the most likely to fall victim to fraud? If you guessed seniors, you’d be wrong. According to the Federal Trade ... >

The Phone: A Gateway for Fraud

According to the Federal Trade Commission, of the 1.8 million fraud reports received last year that included a contact method, the phone ... >

Watch Out For Hurricane-related Scam Calls

In the wake of Hurricane Ian in Florida, and Hurricane Fiona which stretched from Puerto Rico to Eastern Canada, relief organizations have ... >

Webinar: Is Your Branded Caller ID Solution Secure?

Hiya will be presenting a special webinar at the upcoming STIR/SHAKEN Enterprise Summit, a week-long webinar series focused on enterprise ... >

Scam of the Month: The Healthcare Scam

The patient enters the examination room concerned with what they think may be an infection.    “A recorded message just offered to sell me ... >

Hiya and Ericsson: Partnering to Protect Global Wireless ...

Hiya has a new partnership with Ericsson to provide network-based call protection to wireless carriers globally. The new offering, named ... >

Auto Warranty Scam: No Longer #1

The auto warranty scam has been the #1 phone scam in the United States for more than two years, based on the number of reports from ... >

Senior Scam: Spoofing the Greatest Generation

According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), older adults (those 60 and older) are the least likely of any age group to report losing ... >

Phone Scams: A Global Frustration

Phone spam and fraud calls are a global problem, as can clearly be seen in Hiya’s State of the Call reports for the United States, Canada ... >

Hiya expands in Canada with a major carrier

We’re thrilled to announce the availability of our services has expanded in Canada through a new partnership with a major Canadian carrier. ... >

Scam of the Month: Utilities

It takes a lot to run a happy home. Proper light, heat, and power are necessary for the upkeep of any shelter; utilities are a reflection ... >

Europol Phone Scam in Germany

Germany is being hit by a massive phone scam campaign where callers pose as representatives of Europol (the European Union’s law ... >

Spam vs Fraud: 15 Varieties of Unwanted Calls

At Hiya, we define a spam call as a nuisance call. There are two main classifications of unwanted calls: nuisance calls and fraud calls. ... >

Canadians Plagued by Government Impersonation Phone Scams

While the most popular phone scam in the U.S. last year was the auto warranty scam, in Canada, government impersonation scams top the ... >

FCC and Hiya Protect: Taking Action with the TCPA

Back in 1991, the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) became law – and it is a law that is still widely used today to protect ... >

Scam of the Month: Student Loan Debt

You’ve got your diploma, you’ve tossed your cap, and now it is time to greet the open world, but a successful higher education comes with a ... >

What is a Spoofing Attack?

According to research from PwC, 47% of all companies have experienced some type of fraud in the last 24 months. Even when the company ... >

FCC (and Hiya) Cracking Down on Auto Warranty Scams

Earlier this year, we looked into the popular auto warranty scam and its impact on businesses and consumers. Based on our data, we ... >

Protect Your Network from Common Phone Scams

There’s no doubt about it. Spam and fraud calls are an increasingly annoying nuisance for consumers, with people receiving an average of 14 ... >

STIR/SHAKEN and Illegal Call Spoofing

Millions of Americans own different types of mobile phones and all of these people know that fraudulent calls are already a huge problem in ... >

Robocalls: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

If there’s one thing everyone hates, it’s robocalls. That’s a technology that should have never been invented. But what about the robocall ... >

The Latest Tool to Stop Spam and Scam Calls: Adaptive AI

How do you stop spam and scam calls? Traditionally, spam-blocking services had used the historical model. If a phone number has a history ... >
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