Spoofing

02.04.20
T-Mobile and Sprint can now verify calls across their networks
02.04.20

T-Mobile and Sprint can now verify calls across their networks

The carriers will use the STIR/SHAKEN framework to fight robocalls.

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12.18.19
AT&T phones now show when calls come from verified numbers
12.18.19

AT&T phones now show when calls come from verified numbers

Only a handful of Samsung and LG phones support this right away.

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08.02.19
FCC bans spoofed text messages and international robocalls
08.02.19

FCC bans spoofed text messages and international robocalls

It can punish the 'bad actors' behind the scams too.

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07.08.19
FCC Chairman wants to ban caller ID spoofing for text messages
07.08.19

FCC Chairman wants to ban caller ID spoofing for text messages

New rules could ban international robocalls, too.

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06.25.19
FTC crackdown targets operations responsible for one billion robocalls
06.25.19

FTC crackdown targets operations responsible for one billion robocalls

Under 'Operation Call it Quits,' the FTC has opened 145 cases against illegal callers.

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01.10.19
T-Mobile starts verifying callers to fight spam
01.10.19

T-Mobile starts verifying callers to fight spam

It only works with one phone right now.

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10.11.18
iPhones may soon be able to automatically detect spam calls
10.11.18

iPhones may soon be able to automatically detect spam calls

Nothing is guaranteed, but a new patent details the tool.

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09.26.18
FCC seeks $37.5 million fine on firm that spoofed consumer numbers
09.26.18

FCC seeks $37.5 million fine on firm that spoofed consumer numbers

The company made 2.3 million robocalls over 14 months.

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09.12.18
Security flaw left Safari and Edge users vulnerable to fake websites
09.12.18

Security flaw left Safari and Edge users vulnerable to fake websites

Only Microsoft has issued a fix so far.

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