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Weird call the other day- tethered phone security.


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#1 SEANIA

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Posted 10 June 2015 - 01:31 AM

I have a used number. So I do get the occasional calls asking for someone I don't know, for contests I didn't enter, ect from all over the country. However this most recent one is weird. I got a call from this number: (740) 250-2524 and just missed it. When I called back out of curiosity I got dial up sounds thrown back at me. 

 

I tether with my phone a lot through it's diagnosis system over a USB cable. Computer picks it up as a dial-up modem and all is well. 

 

If I was tethered at the time would it have been dangerous and should I be worried? The number returned no results for me. 

 

This might not be the right section for this but I didn't see anything else that fit better. 


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Posted 11 June 2015 - 01:13 AM

Probably just a wrong number. Appears to be a POT line.

(740) 250-2524 Delaware, OH, US Geo-Coordinates Latitude: 38.73 | Longitude: -83.00

 

https://www.google.com/maps/@38.730665,-83.000028,3a,44.6y,314.39h,78.14t/data=!3m4!1e1!3m2!1ssrewqJBb7UtN-dNiUfCERA!2e0



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Posted 11 June 2015 - 01:37 AM

Thank you ^_^


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Posted 11 June 2015 - 05:15 AM

A lot of calls are randomly generated by computers so the call may not have been specifically for you.
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