Enabling the anti-fraud module

Fraud has been one of the major problems for carriers. The CFCA (http://www.cfca.org/) has measured fraud in approximately eight billion dollars in 2013. There are many companies specialized in fraud systems for carriers. OpenSIPS now has a software module called fraud_detection (http://www.opensips.org/html/docs/modules/2.1.x/fraud_detection) that is able to substantially reduce the risks of fraud by defining alert levels on different metrics. This is a brand new module for OpenSIPS 2.1.

Using the dialog module, the fraud detection module monitors the following statistics:

  • Calls per minute
  • Call duration
  • Total calls
  • Concurrent calls
  • Consecutive calls to the same destination

The module generates alarms at two levels, warning ...

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