Level 1: Cadet

Scam calls

Honestly Telstra, you would think that in the 21st century it would be easy to block idiot scam callers trying to gain entry to my home computer. The number that comes up is 0260208608. I realise that this is not where the call is originating, but really???

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Level 21: Augmented

Re: Scam calls

Actually, it is impossible to block these in any reasonable way. The numbers are spoofed and often belonging to legitimate owners. The real origin is often VOIP like Skype etc, so really, no way of blocking...
DISCLAIMER: I do not work for Telstra or any other ISP. I never did. I have wealth of practical knowledge in Computer Security and Forensic Computing. I have been in the field since 1985.

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