Caller ID Spoofing News
10 Things That Drive American Consumers Crazy
A new survey of American consumers shows that complaints about auto and home repairs are still at the top of the list when it comes to buyer headaches, but a relatively insidious problem has been identified as the fastest-growing issue: fraudsters tricking people out of their hard-earned money. The
After Scammers Hijack Man’s Phone Number, Angry Calls Come Twice a Minute
Dear ABC News Fixer: Scam artists have hijacked my phone number. They are spoofing my name and home phone number on people’s caller ID when they make calls. This has resulted in hundreds and hundreds of incoming calls to my landline from their angry victims. I put a voice mail message on my phone
8 Numbers Identity Thieves Want to Steal From You
You Are Attached to Sets of Numbers That Help Identity Thieves Get Their Claws Into You
Hacking into voicemail is easy, experts say
Three giant U.S. cellphone service providers do not require consumers to use voice mailbox PIN codes, making their customers vulnerable to the kind of hacks fueling the British tabloids scandal, security and privacy experts say. AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint allow subscribers to access voice messages
Crooks Trick Your Caller ID for Identity Theft
Spoofing Services Let Users Alter Caller ID; Learn How to Protect Yourself from Fraudulent Phone Scams
VoIP Services are Vulnerable to Botnets, Security Researchers Say
Flaws in both Skype and Google Voice easily allow scammers to make a PBX 'botnet' and intercept or listen in on calls.
No More Mystery Callers: TrapCall Unblocks 'Blocked' Calls
Service claims to unblock and reveal the numbers and names of caller to your phones despite the fact they may be blocked by the caller.
TrapCall Unblocks Caller ID, Exposes Number
Advocacy Groups Worry Service May Put Victims Who Rely on Blocking Numbers at Risk
Inside DCSNet, the FBI's Nationwide Eavesdropping Network
Surveillance System Lets FBI Play Back Recordings as They Are Captured, Like TiVo
12 Sly Web Tricks That Put You in Control
Turn a Wi-Fi thief's world upside down. Send an e-mail that self-destructs. And ensure that your boss thinks you're always hard at work. These tweaks and tools let you gain the upper hand.