Welcome to the Oregon FBI’s Tech Tuesday segment. Today: Building a digital defense against robocall scams.
If you have a phone, chances are you have received one or two or a hundred of those annoying automated robocalls. Sometimes they come in daily. The digital voice on the other end wants to talk to you about your expiring car warranty or a bill you allegedly haven’t paid. In many cases, the fraudster will “spoof” the incoming call number so it appears as though it is someone local calling you.
Today, we want to share some tips with you from our partners at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on how to protect yourself.
- Don’t answer calls from unknown number. If…