Caller ID Spoofing: Dialing Up Scams For Unwary ConsumersWith caller ID, it's easy to tell when we may be getting a spam call. But now crooks are spoofing numbers from reputable companies we trust and recognize.
Phone Carriers Say They'll Block Some Robocalls And Crack Down On Spoofed NumbersMajor phone companies say they'll give customers free tools to block robocalls as part of an agreement reached with 51 state attorneys general.
Scam Alert: If Your Own Phone Number Calls You, Don't Pick UpA new scam is tricking victims into giving away precious information by calling them from what appears to be their own phone numbers.
The FCC's Fight Against Phone-Y CallsThe Federal Communications Commission is vowing to "facilitate blocking of illegal robocalls." But it's a slow process. They say, "In terms of call authentication, we are still in the preliminary stage."