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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 2015-03-09, 07:39 PM Thread Starter
 
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SPAM SMS messages?

My family (My wife and I on the West Coast, my sons in Edmonton and Missisauga) are all reporting that we are receiving SPAM SMS messages on our phones (Wind service).

I've received 4 messages just today. All coming from the same phone number (905-581-9988) advertising some kind of House Cleaning Task. I'm using hangouts as my SMS client. However, this is an SMS number, and it IS being blocked, but I'm still getting notifications?!?

Anyhow, just want to know if anybody else is getting SPAM SMS messages?
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 2015-03-09, 11:20 PM
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Thumbs up Truecaller App

There is a smartphone app called Truecaller that empower you to create your own blacklist of numbers and/or to use big crowdsourced blacklists accumulated by many users. With the right settings it will reject certain numbers from making calls or sending SMS texts.

Have you tried it or other apps like it?
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