How Bad Actors Use ID Spoofing
Many wonder how bad actors are able to use so many different numbers? The bad actor opens the application (web or mobile) of the spoofing provider. They enter the number they wish to call, followed by the number they wish to display. When they press “send” or “call,” the call is sent through a VoIP service. The outbound caller ID is changed, and the call is connected to the desired destination phone number.
Best Practices | Preventing ID Spoofing requires ongoing maintenance to be successful
Don’t rely on caller ID to verify who’s calling. It can be nearly impossible to tell whether the caller ID information is real. Here are a few tips for handling these calls: