Fraud warning to discourage the activation of SMS 12381, identifying potential victims in a few seconds

  Intercepted 610 million fraudulent calls, intercepted 910 million fraudulent text messages, blocked 821,000 fraudulent websites, and urgently stopped the payment of 265.4 billion yuan involved in the case-this is the anti-fraud results handed over by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the Ministry of Public Security in the first half of 2021 single.

  In the context of the rapid development of information and communication technology, cracking down on telecommunication network fraud crimes has become a race against time: fraudsters hiding in the dark make fraudulent calls and send fraudulent text messages to threaten the safety of citizens’ property, and the public security organs have adopted The manual methods of telephone prompts and door-to-door dissuasion provide early warning to potential victims.

  In order to further improve the timeliness and accuracy of anti-fraud warnings, and fully assist the public security organs in cracking down on telecommunication network fraud crimes, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, in conjunction with the Ministry of Public Security, and relying on the support of China Telecom, China Mobile, and China Unicom, have developed 12381 fraud warnings to discourage SMS Features.

  On July 14, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the Ministry of Public Security held the "12381 Fraud Early Warning and Dissuade SMS System Launching Ceremony and Press Conference" in Beijing. The 12381 fraud warning and dissuade SMS system was officially launched, and the information and communication industry was notified of the prevention and control of telecommunications network fraud. working condition.

  Wei Liang, director of the Anti-fraud Center of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and vice president of the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, introduced that the 12381 system can quickly deal with the case number, domain name, URL, IP, and Internet account provided by the public security agency, based on big data capabilities. In a few seconds, you can lock the number attribution, identify potential victim users, including users that scammers have or are contacting, and send warning messages to users through the 12381 SMS port as soon as possible, prompting users that they may face loans, rebates, and impersonation. There are nine types of fraud including "Public Procuratorate Law", "Killing a Pig", impersonating customer service, impersonating leaders acquaintances, false winning prizes, and false credit investigations.

  In addition to prompting the people who may be deceived through text messages in time, the information and communication industry has also taken actions to prevent and control telecom network fraud.

  Sui Jing, director of the Cyber ​​Security Administration of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, said that in the first half of the year, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology organized three rounds of network inspections on 93 provincial-level basic telecommunications companies and nearly 150 million Internet of Things cards across the country, and 39 mobile communication resale companies. All 16.41 million illegal industry cards were cleared.

It also implemented a secondary verification of 15.36 million high-risk phone cards, and shut down 14.69 million phone cards in accordance with the law.

Established an anti-fraud platform for the information and communication industry. During the trial operation, a total of 19,000 involved numbers, more than 96,000 URL domain names and IP addresses, and 17,000 Internet accounts were processed. 510,000 potentially victimized user numbers were analyzed and more than 30 were successfully discouraged. With 10,000 users, the efficiency exceeds 60%.

  “We hope that through today’s press conference, people across the country will know that if you receive an early warning message from 12381 one day, please pay attention to it and be vigilant. If you have any questions, you can consult 110 and 96110 in time.” Sui Static said.

  "Telecom network fraud is a preventable crime. It is better to prevent it afterwards than to prevent it. It is better to solve the case quickly and not to commit the crime. It is better to avoid fraud." Jiang Guoli, deputy director of the Criminal Investigation Bureau of the Ministry of Public Security, said when talking about telecommunications network fraud. At the same time, take precautions first, minimize the incidence of crimes, and avoid the masses from being deceived to the greatest extent.

  Jiang Guoli said that after the 12381 SMS warning and dissuasion system is launched, it will comprehensively improve the timeliness and accuracy of the public security organs' warning and dissuasion, and can provide early warning and dissuasion to potential deceived people.

In the next step, the Ministry of Public Security and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology will cooperate closely to continuously improve the accuracy, timeliness and coverage of 12381 early warning short messages, continue to strengthen precise early warning and dissuasion work, and maximize the role of 12381 early warning short messages.

  The Paper Zhou Di, reporter

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