Call from 0000000000 - This is VERY Strange

Call from 0000000000 - This is VERY Strange

This Morning I received a call on my iPhone 4. The caller id number was listed was 0000000000. When I answered there was a click sound ( the same sound the iPhone's  camera shutter simulation makes).  I hung up and tried calling the number back , but it was non-working number.  I know how strange this sounds, but I was wondering if anyone else has ever experienced this.  Could this be the work of a rouge App?

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ACE - Professor

Re: Call from 0000000000 - This is VERY Strange

Nope. But it could have been a call from a skype user - caller id for skype to landline/cell lines is all 0s if the skype user has skypeout but not skypein.

 

Also would explain why you could not return the call as there is no phone number to call back.

 

 

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Expert

Re: Call from 0000000000 - This is VERY Strange


johninsj wrote:

Nope. But it could have been a call from a skype user - caller id for skype to landline/cell lines is all 0s if the skype user has skypeout but not skypein.

 

Also would explain why you could not return the call as there is no phone number to call back.

 

 


ANI - aka caller id, especially in a VOIP phone can pretty much be set to display anything

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Master

Re: Call from 0000000000 - This is VERY Strange

When I worked on a project at a Dept. of Homeland Security agency, the land line phones would ring as (000) 000-0000 on caller ID.  

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Expert

Re: Call from 0000000000 - This is VERY Strange


BrianfromNO wrote:

When I worked on a project at a Dept. of Homeland Security agency, the land line phones would ring as (000) 000-0000 on caller ID.  


Law enforcment and other business in the same line send a masked ANI to retail level phones, 911 style systems will reveal the complete number if the system is coded for it

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Mentor

Re: Call from 0000000000 - This is VERY Strange

i get them sometimes too....i just send it to voicemail

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Scholar

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Contributor

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I get calls from 000-000-0000 4-9 times a day. I started to answer recently and it has every time been collection agencies. They ask for me but for bills I know nothing about and don't exist at all. I have learned that for a collection agency to spoof the ID is highly illegal. I turned them in to my states attorney generals office and the FCC. Stop for a while after this then started again today, now stating they are from local businesses as before they would state businesses from states and city I never heard of or companies for that matter. I will be reporting them again I have also started recording the conversations so I can hand them over to the state attorney generals.
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Have had 2 this morning on my MOTO X. Answered the second one.. Silence..no one there.
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ACE - Master

Re: Call from 0000000000 - This is VERY Strange


jwmorgan2 wrote:
Have had 2 this morning on my MOTO X. Answered the second one.. Silence..no one there.

With the government shutdown, and no one officially at the office to handle the DNC and other phone violations, I have seen a rise in the number of "spam" and "ilegal" calls I'm getting lately.  I almost never answer my phone if I don't recognize the callerID, and when it is obviously spoofed so bad like that I never do anser.  The ones that get me are the companies who spoof callerID so that it comes in looking like an international call from the US (011##########).


Jerry B.
"GeekBoy"

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