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Topic # 101416 1-May-2012 14:05 Send private message

Is anyone else receiving a text from an 021 number which is in chinese or similar. When translated it says - Hello. I do not know your advertising set. Please advise or similar. It doesn't bother me too much, just curious if others have received it. I now have the number black listed in GoSMS




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  Reply # 617931 1-May-2012 14:09 Send private message

semigeek: Is anyone else receiving a text from an 021 number which is in chinese or similar. When translated it says - Hello. I do not know your advertising set. Please advise or similar. It doesn't bother me too much, just curious if others have received it. I now have the number black listed in GoSMS


PM me the number and I will have a look for you. If it's coming over the interconnect link then it's really coming from Vodafone and JohnR can have something done about it. If it's coming in from international SS7 then it's more complex.




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  Reply # 617933 1-May-2012 14:09 Send private message

PM me the mobile as well please

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  Reply # 617941 1-May-2012 14:12 Send private message

Will do, but have an appointment first.




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  Reply # 618049 1-May-2012 19:53 Send private message

Over to you Simon




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  Reply # 618187 2-May-2012 07:46 Send private message

Unfortunately I don't see any traffic for the suspect number on the interconnect link. This means it's not coming 'legitimately' from a Vodafone subscriber, which in turn means neither I nor JohnR can guarantee anything. I will pass it along to the switching people to look for it in the signaling records. We *may* be able to identify the sending address and block it.

But if it's someone like Clickatell then hyrda-like it will simply rear another spiced pork product head elsewhere shortly.




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