premium rate call fraud

  nomisp 00:21 18 Oct 04
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Can anyone tell me if it is possible to be covertly redirected to a premium rate phone service over a broadband conection. as I have been advised to bare my phone line to premium rate numbers

  kev.Ifty 00:25 18 Oct 04

A Broad Band Modem can't dail Premium Rate numbers. What do you mean.....


"as I have been advised to bare my phone line to premium rate numbers"

More info.

Kev.

  Djohn 00:25 18 Oct 04

Not over broadband but if your using broadband and still have your dial-up modem installed and connected to the phone line then yes, a dialler can get on your system through the broadband connection and dial out through the dial-up modem.

  Muzzsjm 11:38 18 Oct 04

Nope... BB does not dial a number so you cannot be caught out.

MAKE SURE YOU UNPLUG THE OLD MODEM FROM THE WALL SOCKET...

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