telemarketer caller ID shows my name and number ??

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babynuke
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telemarketer caller ID shows my name and number ??

Post by babynuke » Wed Apr 08, 2009 2:11 pm

Anybody know how this is done?
And how to block this??
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Re: telemarketer caller ID shows my name and number ??

Post by southsound » Wed Apr 08, 2009 6:09 pm

It's called CID spoofing. With a little technology, you can make a recipient's caller id say anything you want it to. Like the spam that people send you that says it's from you.

Now if we could just get all those who do either to stand still in a room while we beat the bloody heck out of them.... whoops - I guess that is old nature. But wouldn't it feel great?
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