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Your Neighbor Is Not Calling You: 3.4 Billion Reasons Not To Answer The Phone

6 monthes ago   |   By Bruceb News

It's not your imagination. Your cell phone is ringing off the hook with automated spam calls - 3.4 billion robocalls in April alone , a 35% increase from the previous year.
Advances in call technology make it easier for the bad guys to make higher volumes of calls. VOIP calls can be placed inexpensively from anywhere in the world.
The latest trick is the most annoying one yet. The bad guys can make any number appear to be the source of the call and they are using more sophisticated tools to generate that caller ID. “Neighbor spoofing” is the term for calls that appear to be from your area...
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