What Is Spoofing? Dallas Police Department Issues Scam Alert On The PracticeSpoofing is when a caller deliberately falsifies the information transmitted to your caller ID display to disguise their identity.
Texas Joins Federal Lawsuit To Stop Illegal Robocallers' 'Blatant Invasion Of Privacy'The lawsuit was filed against John C. Spiller, II and Jakob Mears, along with their Texas-based companies Rising Eagle Capital Group LLC and JSquared Telecom LLC.
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.
BB&T Customers Have Bank Accounts Drained By Spoof Callers: 'Every Time He Put Me On Hold He Took More Money Out'A new twist on a popular scam is draining bank accounts across the country. The scariest part is how much the scammers know about their victims.
The Colony Police And Corinth Electricity Provider Warn Of Holiday Weekend Phone ScamsThe Colony Police Department's non-emergency phone number appears on the victim's caller ID. Police want people to know they aren't calling them for personal information.
Ho Ho Oh No: How Malware Hijacks Holiday ShoppingOnline shoppers this holiday season may be getting more than they bargained for: Alongside gadgets, clothes and stocking stuffers, many are picking up invasive computer viruses.
Sinister Side To Spoofing Say Security ExpertsSpoofing has grown rapidly in recent years. They're downloadable apps that let you change caller ID and even your voice.
UT Researchers Use GPS 'Spoofing' To Divert $80M Yacht University of Texas researchers have found a way to divert an $80 million yacht from its course using a custom-made GPS device in an experiment highlighting the potential threat to maritime travel.
Congress Acts To Stop Scams Using Fake Caller IDsCongress has moved to stop scammers who use fake caller IDs to trick people into revealing Social Security and credit card numbers and other vital information.