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FTC to Tap Hackers to Ring in Robocall Do Not Call Bandits

FTC to Tap Hackers to Ring in Robocall Do Not Call Bandits

Posted by Ben Stark on Mon, 06/16/2014 - 16:18

The Federal Trade Commission is looking to expand the technological arsenal that can be used in the battle against illegal phone spammers and do not call (DNC) violations by challenging DEF CON 22 attendees to build the ultimate “honeypot” to lure in and identify perpetrators of illegal robocalls. A robocall honeypot is an information system designed to attract robocallers, which can help experts and law enforcement authorities understand and combat illegal calls.
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