[AusNOG] Scam Number 0343444621
trs80 at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Tue Jan 21 18:59:37 EST 2020
The Spam Act doesn't cover phone calls, s5 (5) excludes them. Blocking is
also pointless since all the caller IDs are spoofed differently per call.
Some of them are clearly invalid, I have examples like 07 6539 5789 and
08 0804 4878 which are not assigned in the numbering plan
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On Tue, 21 Jan 2020, Mark Newton wrote:
> Doesn’t the subscriber handle it by complaining to ACMA? The Spam Act has to be worth something, right?
> (if you block the number somewhere else, you’re just going to create a headache for the next person who receives it after the
> scammer has moved on. It needs to be dealt with at the source, and that’s not exactly something you can do…)
> - mark
> On 21 Jan 2020, at 1:46 PM, James Andrewartha <trs80 at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au> wrote:
> What's the best way to handle these? In November we got a lot of calls
> with random caller IDs, and I was gathering logs to open a case with our
> carrier per the Comms Alliance CUSTOMER PROCESS –HANDLING OF LIFE
> THREATENING AND UNWELCOME COMMUNICATIONS but by the time I was ready to,
> they'd stopped.
> Obviously that process is fairly weak sauce, particularly if you read the
> actual code which allows for no action if the supplier is unable to
> identify the source of the communication, but I was at a loss to find any
> other process to try and stop the calls.
> # TRS-80 trs80(a)ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au #/ "Otherwise Bub here will do \
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> [ "There's nobody getting rich writing ]| -- Collect and hide your |
> [ software that I know of" -- Bill Gates, 1980 ]\ nuts." -- Acid Reflux #231 /
> On Fri, 17 Jan 2020, Bradley Amm wrote:
> A lot come from Symbio but yes it’s probably just spoofed.
> Quite easy to spoof a caller ID
> From: AusNOG <ausnog-bounces at lists.ausnog.net> on behalf of Jennifer Sims <jenn at jenn.id.au>
> Sent: Friday, January 17, 2020 8:15 am
> To: Brent Paddon
> Cc: ausnog at ausnog.net
> Subject: Re: [AusNOG] Scam Number 0343444621
> It also doesn’t mean it’s not an over stamped or spoofed either
> Sent from my iPhone
> On 17 Jan 2020, at 10:12, Brent Paddon <brent.paddon at gmail.com> wrote:
> Symbio (MNF) host it. Doesn't mean outbound is going that direction, but they're still hosting it.
> On Thu, Jan 16, 2020 at 4:17 PM Matthew Matters <mmatters at ausnetservers.net.au> wrote:
> Afternoon Noggers,
> Can every provider check their records to see if they are hosting 0343444621.
> This number is being used to scam / spam and the number should be terminated as soon as possible
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