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When using my landline, many people are telling me that my number comes up as SPAM on their caller ID
I've never had this issue until about 2 weeks ago after a Cox scheduled maintenance in my area
I contacted tech support and they rebooted my system and told me to unplug/plug phone to modem but that didn't help.
Any ideas on how I can resolve this?
You missed the key phrase, "When using my landline…" Meaning, when the OP makes a call…the call is displayed as "SPAM."
Your number can be spoofed but it’d be a 1-in-10 billion chance your spoofed number would actually be to somebody you’d know. However, if someone maliciously obtained your call history, address book, contact list, etc; it’d look like a legit call from you.
Unless telephone companies started tracing calls, they wouldn't know the origin. There was an FCC initiative (STIR/SHAKEN) to combat spoofing but it hasn't started yet.
i know, i just wanted to provide more info.
sorry pal, i've been told by folks that when my cell number has come up, it's from a wrong area code.
that's how they know it's a bogus call.
my provider, xfinity mobile, id's many calls as spam, they never leave.vm.
bearone2 said:when my cell number has come up, it's from a wrong area code.
Then it wouldn't be your cell number.