Phone Scams News, Articles and Updates

AT&T struck with "organized" hacking attempt


Attackers attempted to use automated technologies to link AT&T telephone numbers with online accounts.

Cold-calling scams and rehearsals for retirement*

Another excursion into scammer-baiting.

Who's listening to your conference calls?

Who's listening to your conference calls?

While phone conference lines vary, they don't provide for a lot of security.

Lawmaker urges Sprint, T-Moble to bolster voicemail security


U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer is urging telecommunications companies Sprint and T-Mobile to improve voicemail security in light of the ongoing U.K. scandal accusing Rupert Murdoch's media empire of phone hacking.

AT&T sues two over scheme to steal customer data


AT&T has accused two Utah men of carrying out a data mining scheme involving auto dialer software that cost the company more than $6.5 million.

Cold call scams: Life in the old dog

It's a cold, cold-calling world: an old scam with some new wrinkles.


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