I Replied to a Spam Text: Am I Safe?

So you just received and a fresh spam text message. One of two things happened next: You accidentally replied before you realized it was spam or You thought you would have some fun and mess with the spammer by sending some witty replies. Now you are asking yourself: am I safe after I replied to that spam text? The short answer is probably yes, but there are a few more things to consider....

March 2, 2021 · 3 min

Why Am I Getting Spam Text Messages?

Are you suddenly getting a ton of spam text messages? Have you ever wondered how spammers get your phone number in the first place? Here’s some truth, your phone number is not as secret as it seems. You probably don’t have a phone book at home anymore, but now it’s easier than ever to lookup someone’s phone number online. There are massive databases of phone numbers available on the internet. With a name and a location, you might even be able to find someone’s number with that information alone....

February 10, 2021 · 5 min

How to Block Spam Texts on iPhone

Unsolicited text messages are really annoying. If your iPhone is being bombarded with spam text messages you need a way to block them. iPhones offer a few options for stopping spam texts. Apple provides documentation on blocking spam text messages with iOS. If you want to save a little time reading, here is a quick summary of the steps you can take to remove unwanted texts from your iPhone: Block the Spam Text Sender The easiest way to stop spam texts is to block the sender....

February 2, 2021 · 5 min