Method 1: Using Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP):It refers to making phone calls that are made through the internet, rather than through a regular landline or a mobile network. A VoIP system works by taking your analogue voice signals, converting them into digital signals, then sending them as data over your broadband line. Voice over IP (VOIP) uses the Internet Protocol (IP) to transmit voice as packets over an IP network. So VOIP can be achieved on any data network that uses IP, like Internet, Intranets and Local Area Networks (LAN).
Caller ID spoofing with VOIP works like this:
Method 2: Using SpoofCard:One of the most popular methods of caller ID spoofing is by the use of a SpoofCard. By purchasing one of these cards you call up the 1-800 number, enter your PIN number, what number you would like the caller ID to display, and then the number you would like to call. Pros of Using SpoofCard :
Method 3: Using SpoofApp:Today, Many Call Spoofing App for PCs and Mobile Phones are available. Now a day's Android is themost popular mobile operating system List of Few SpoofApps :
Method 4: WEB-SITES PROVIDING CALL(CLI) SPOOFING SERVICE:Here is list of some web-sites providing CLI spoofing service found through search engines over Internet:
IMPACT OF CALL (CLI) SPOOFING SERVICES:Call Spoofing as explained above maybe misused with the intent to defraud, cause harm, or wrongfully obtain anything of value. The possibleimpact of same may be understood through following examples:
Call spoofing using the Crazy call or other medium may be a threat to national security. Bad Actors/terrorist/Antisocial activists may misuse this procedure for making the calls and disguise their actual identity. It won’t be possibleto trace their identity by the Law Enforcement Agencies.
There is a strong possibility of committing of frauds misusing the call spoofing. For example:
a. A person can commit a fraud misusing the call spoofing as he/she can send the CLI of the targeted person to the banking services and can be able to steal information about credit/debit cards. The same can be misused for committing a financial fraud.
b. A person can make hoax call to emergency services (e.g. for Police Assistance, dialing 100) and by sending the spoofed CLI can befool the officials causing the inconvenience to general public and wastage of manpower and money.
c. A person can send the spoofed CLI while making a ransom call in case of Kidnapping and other criminal cases. In such case, it shall be impossible to reach and catch the actual accused /criminals.
REGUALTIONS IN INDIA AGAINST CALLER ID (CLI) SPOOFINGAccording to a report from the India Department of Telecommunications, the government of India has taken the following steps against the CLI spoofing service providers:
As per DOT, "Using spoofed call service is illegal as per the Indian Telegraph Act, Sec 25(c). Using such service may lead to a fine, three years' imprisonment or both.