[VoiceOps] Recorded sales calls showing the recipient's number as CID
jay at west.net
Mon Sep 26 19:15:58 EDT 2011
On 9/26/11 3:55 PM, Carlos Alvarez wrote:
> We've got a customer who just started to receive calls to several of
> their DID numbers where the call shows their own DID as the caller ID.
> I don't know what they were selling, the trouble ticket doesn't go into
> detail. It was a recorded call. Anyone else seen this?
Not this specifically but often all 0s or a bogus number.
Obviously spoofed CLID. Trivial for the bad guys to do. There's even
an app for that... http://calleridfaker.com/
Sending email "from" the victim's address is an old spammer trick to get
the victim to open it out of curiosity. Probably similar motivation here.
The fact that it was a recorded call (generally illegal) just makes it
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