[ale] Caller ID spoofing
James P. Kinney III
jkinney at localnetsolutions.com
Sat Apr 2 18:54:27 EST 2005
On Sat, 2005-04-02 at 17:25 -0500, Jim Popovitch wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-04-02 at 17:14 -0500, James P. Kinney III wrote:
> > On Sat, 2005-04-02 at 17:07 -0500, Jim Popovitch wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2005-04-01 at 16:59 -0500, James P. Kinney III wrote:
> > > > I just got a CID spoofed call
> > >
> > > Define what you mean by spoofed. Did they present the number as being
> > > from a non-approved source?
> > The number presented in the CID was a disconnected number. I called it
> > back to complain about the automated sales call.
> I wonder if that falls in the gray area between explicitly dis-allowed
> and social acceptable. Clearly there would be a violation if the CID
> represent an un-related legitimate entity. But this case leaves open
> the possibility of a configuration error at the company doing the
> marketing for the Geeks, a funding/billing issue related to a temporary
> disconnect, or even the possibility of intentionally using an ID that
> they own even though there is no registration for it in the Bellsouth
> switching network.
> Have you googled the number to see who owns it?
Unknown. No results. I tried multiple search engines
> -Jim P.
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> Ale at ale.org
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