• Good News, Bad News, And More Good News

    No one wakes up in the morning and wonders, “will I be swindled out of $10,000 today?” If people spent their time worrying about all the possible bad things that could happen, they might never get out of bed. But a piece of good news reminds us of just the kind of risk that people should think about, the kind that can cost a person thousands of dollars. It involves two things people tend to have some trust in: your phone and the IRS.

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  • ​Outfox The Scammers: Protecting Company Phones Is Critical to Data Security

    Financial institutions spare no expense when it comes to protecting their data. That’s because they know that hackers and criminals are constantly looking for ways to get inside companies to sabotage systems, access private data, or steal money. Not surprisingly, the global market for computer security is expected to jump to over $170 billion a year by 2020. Unfortunately, spending a lot of money guarding your front gate isn’t much good when you leave the back door wide open, which is what happened to Fortelus Capital Management. Despite all of its fancy cybersecurity protocols, the UK hedge fund’s chief...

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  • TrapCall Protects Consumers from Growing IRS Phone Scam

    TrapCall, TelTech's flagship product and Caller ID unmasking solution, offers powerful protection this tax season from the IRS Phone Scam; a prolific fraud and identity theft scheme.The scam starts with a call from blocked or spoofed caller ID and a con artist identifying him or herself as an IRS agent. Victims are told they are liable for back taxes and must make an immediate payment to avoid legal action. Scammers look to steal from victims directly and to commit identity theft. Since 2013, the scam has cost more than 3,000 victims over $15 million according to the IRS. TrapCall prevents such attacks...

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  • After 201 Days In Review, TrapCall Finally Hits The iPhone App Store

    It took us almost a full year to build TrapCall's mobile app, and it took another 201 days for it to finally arrive in Apple's App Store, but TrapCall is now, finally, available for everyone in the US with an iOS device! TrapCall's iOS app offers new and existing users easy access to their TrapCall account, along with easy access to activating TrapCall on your phone.TrapCall was submitted to the App Store in the fall of 2010, but because of Apple's tough policies and restrictions on app developers, it took over 200 days for Apple's lawyers to give TrapCall the thumbs up...

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