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« on: October 17, 2020, 04:05:09 pm »

Caller ID verification could be coming to the iPhone soon

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<p>Most people are surprised that Caller ID isn’t verified in any real fashion. With the appropriate software or third-party service, a spammer, scammer, phisher, or abuser can set Caller ID to nearly any number that will then appear on your phone.</p><p>Or, at least, that was true until relatively recently, when a pair of systems referred to amusingly by their <a href="https://www.fastcompany.com/90299767/heres-the-cure-for-the-deluge-of-scammy-spammy-robocalls" rel="nofollow">acronyms STIR and SHAKEN[/url] finally allowed carriers to use cryptographic means to track a phone call’s assigned number from its origin all the way to your phone. It requires a lot of moving pieces, as telecommunications firms all have to work together to let the verification chain occur, but the FCC has heavily promoted it.</p><p class="jumpTag"><a href="/article/3584920/stir-shaken-caller-id-verification-coming-to-the-iphone.html#jump">To read this article in full, please click here[/url]</p></section></article>

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