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We are pleased to announce that Marcelo Calbucci is stepping up from his previous position as VP, Product, to take the Chief Technology Officer role at Hiya, where he will be leading our engineering, product, operations, and partner certification teams. In this capacity, Marcelo will look to grow Hiya’s leadership in the mobile space, delivering…

Here is this week’s top area code targeted by unwanted callers, the top cities affected, the growth in spam and fraud calls and the three scams hitting consumers during the area’s spike in calls. Check out this week’s victim: Massachusetts residents living in the 857 area code. Top 10 cities include:  Somerville Milton Waterton Cambridge…

This past week, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai made a point to share with phone carriers his disappointment in the lack of traction they’ve made in providing consumers with a solution to the robocall problem. With that being said, here is this week’s top area code targeted by unwanted callers, the top cities affected, the growth…

The FCC joins consumers in their growing frustration in phone carriers not yet providing an industry wide solution to the robocall problem. FCC Chairman, Ajit Pai has had about enough, and sent a letter to over a dozen U.S. mobile providers demanding that the “phone industry adopt a robust call authentication system to combat illegal…

 The midterm elections on Nov. 6th mean that Americans are now receiving an influx of politically-related calls – both legitimate and scam. While party reps are dialing for donation dollars, scammers are scheming, hoping to steal money by blending in with the political mix. Hiya, the global leader in phone spam protection, today announced that…

Last week, the the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that consumers keep an eye out for calls from SSA Customer Service. The SSA began receiving an increase in reports regarding the calls and are warning consumers to hang-up immediately. According to the SSA, “These reports indicate the calls display the 1-800-772-1213, SSA’s national customer service…

As scam and fraud calls continue to victimize residents across the country, Hiya has decided to do our due diligence by providing a weekly update on the top area codes targeted by these unwanted callers. We’ll be providing the area code, top cities affected, the growth in spam and fraud calls, and the top three…