With the boom in information and communication technologies, and the need in our society to always have access to some network, the world of internet connections has increased substantially. However, said technological boom has been accompanied by a spike in illegal activity, because of those who will bend the rules in whichever way will make their life easier, more informed, and better connected.
Network security and Fraud have been around for a long time in Cable Operations. As many posts related to this subject have stated, this is a big concern for MSOs. The most common fraud type in unsecured networks is still cloned cable modems. This is not new and there are many topics related to how this affects customer experience and the legal aspect of this practice.
One of the biggest problems Internet Service Providers (ISP) have nowadays is the existence of fraud in their DOCSIS networks. Tracking these “users” is almost an impossible mission. Lately, blocking them manually is proving to be more and more difficult. But what do we really know about fraud in DOCSIS networks? Can it be controlled? Here we’ll give you some quick tips about it.