Category: Fraud

The Key to Reducing Complaints and Regulatory Fines in Carrier Billing

Discover how DDRC practices are revolutionising mobile carrier billing, reducing complaints, and protecting revenue streams. An interview with MCP Insight's COO sheds light on this game-changing approach.

Anti-fraud for mobile payments, VAS and DCB
MEF CONNECTS: The Future of Fraud Prevention

Watch on demand. MCP recently took part in MEF CONNECTS The Future of Fraud Prevention. Here you can watch our speakers discuss how fraud impacts mVAS customer journey, and how robust DDRC practices can mitigate against the risks.

Protecting Barbie Fans: Our Fight Against Misleading Ads!

Since the release of the Barbie movie we've seen an increase in misleading ads promising free streaming and other offers. Here we share how misleading ads are exploiting Barbie fans and how to protect your customers.

How to protect your customers and build trust in carrier billing 

Solutions to prevent Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) payment fraud can be expensive. However, while often difficult to quantify, fraud costs mobile carriers money too. Read our blog to learn more about the threat landscape and the affordable solutions available to protect your customers, revenue and brand.

Malicious mobile apps: Spoofed and hidden APKs

Spoofed and hidden APKs result in fake clicks and subscriptions - and also compromise consumer data. Find out how to protect your brand.

How to identify malicious apps on Google Play Store

How can you protect yourself from downloading malicious apps on the Google Play Store? Here we share 12 tips for identifying suspicious or fraudulent apps and keeping yourself safe.

Anti-fraud for mobile payments, VAS and DCB
App Malware Reads Notifications Blood Pressure Tracker App

MCP MOBILE MALWARE UPDATE As a leading mobile compliance and fraud specialist company, MCP Insight continually tests and validates potential issues coming from websites or malicious applications. Our objective in this article is to reflect on a recent discovery of a malicious application called “Blood Pressure Tracker App”. The malicious nature of the application enables it…

Advertising monitoring identifies ‘sick’ attempts to capitalise on Ukraine War

London 17/03/2022 – Leading advertising fraud monitoring provider, MCP Insight, has revealed that in the past weeks its advertising monitoring has picked up the emergence of shameless attempts to capitalise on the public’s empathy for the plight of the citizens of Ukraine. Soon after the Russian invasion, the MCP SCANNER monitoring tool began identifying emotive banner…

DCB Fraud APKs Sleeping Longer

MCP’s fraud investigations team has noticed app malware activation patterns changing over the last 3 years. MCP identifies suspicious apps promoted to users via advertising seen in its Scanner monitoring tool. These apps are downloaded onto mobile devices to replicate the User experience. To a User, the advert and app look normal. More often than…

Red Letter Day in Saudi for MCP Fraud Team!!

A record day in Saudi Arabia yesterday – MCP’s fraud investigations team were kept busy tracking a total of 14 fraud attacks, affecting 14 different services. The spate of payment fraud was triggered from one malicious APK on the Mobily network. The app, Swing Wallpaper, with a 2.4 rating on the Play Store and over…