Wednesday, November 23, 2011

"Caller ID Spoofing": Not Exactly a New Phenomenon

Retiring Guy's "reading and marking" program, which I learned while working for Merriam-Webster.

Humane Soc.  Probably not what you think.

I.R.S.   Try any of these acronyms on for size.

Who’s on the Line? Increasingly, Caller ID Is Duped. (The New York Times, 11/23/2011)

Different headline in the online edition.

Excerpt:  "You don’t know who is on the other end of the line, no matter what your caller ID might say,” said Sandy Chalmers, a division manager at the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection in Wisconsin.

Then there's this USA Today article from 3/1/2006:

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