Vishing, now there’s a new term for you. Basically its Phishing – but utilising VoIP call services, which makes it very easy to spoof the Caller ID. Even though Caller ID Spoofing was Made Illegal in the USA – people will still continue to do it, remember the FCC said it’s still easy to spoof [...]
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The US Congress recently approved a bill that will make it illegal to spoof Caller ID in the USA. A while back the FCC announced the wanted to crack down on Caller ID spoofing as it was still too easy. The amount of the forfeiture penalty (…) shall not exceed $10,000 for each violation, or [...]
The FCC wants to clamp down on Caller ID spoofing it seems. If you’ve ever used one of the half-dozen websites that allow you to control the phone number that appears on someone’s Caller ID display when you phone them, the U.S. government would like to know who you are. Last week the FCC opened [...]