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Nearby restaurant using customer phone number for over-sea spamming?

We  frequent a small carry-out restaurant that uses the customers phone number to identify the order for pick-up (it is call-in or on-line order only).Without fail- within a week of eating there, we start getting spam texts from overseas for phone (Edited per community guidelines)/porn etc...What ca

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 • Data & Messaging Features, Internet Tethering

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Excessive spam e-mails and texts - new phone

We just got a new phone for our daughter (who is a minor). Within the first three days of owning the phone, she has received repeated texts and phone calls from various spam providers - including obvious scams and pornography.  We have other wireless phones (including an AT&T phone) withou

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 • Data & Messaging Features, Internet Tethering

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Update to reconfirm your email account

I received an email asking me to verify my sbc global email account. It appears to be fake but I am not sure. Anyone know anything about it?

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 • AT&T Mail Login & Security

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Where to turn off SPAM filter?

This may be a duplicate post, as a new member, I think I asked this question as a reply in another thread. ANyway, where do I turn off the SPAM filter? I can't find it. I tried following instructions I found here, but step 4 of the instructions said to "click options in the upper right". Well, the w

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 • AT&T Internet Security

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Our AT&T email accounts have been hijacked and AT&T won't help!

We have had these email accounts over 24 years. Mine, my husband and our business account. They have been hijacked along with my AT&T account (cable & internet). I was on the phone with Att From 11am to 3:30pm two weeks ago. They helped me get into two email accounts and my TV/Internet acco

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 • AT&T Mail Login & Security

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553 5.3.0 alph738 DNSBL:RBL 521; no repsonse from abuse_rbl@abuse-att.net

I have been trying for days to get our mail server off of att.net's RBL and don't get any response. We are also an enterprise customer and can get a hold of a person or anyone to respond.  Has anyone been able to actual get off att.net's RBL? alph738.prodigy.net rejected your message to the

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 • AT&T Internet Security

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Is there a way to disable email-to-text?  I've recently starting to get a lot of SPAM text messages from email addresses.

Is there a way to disable email-to-text? I've recently starting to get a lot of SPAM text messages from email addresses.  I can't seem to forward them to report them to abuse@att.net or 7726 (SPAM) from the SMS on my iPhone.   iPhone's filter doesn't block the messages either, it

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 • Data & Messaging Features, Internet Tethering

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AT&T has blocked my number from SMS texting

Hi, I text two large groups of people for weekly activities. It seems that At&T has blocked my phone number as spam. My gf, my friends and my kids can not receive my texts. How can I be unblocked?Thanks,Chris

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 • Network Coverage

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Spam text messages sent from email addresses and not phone numbers.

I havent been able to get anywhere with customer service and tech support on the issue of stopping spam text messages that are sent to my phone from various email addresses. Cannot flag them as spam or submit them to att because att requires a phone number to report text messages.   I tri

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 • Data & Messaging Features, Internet Tethering

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Calls from unknown numbers while I am on the phone

I have noticed recently that when i make a call from my phone (or others on my plan) inevitably I (or whomever initiated the call) gets an incoming call from an unknown number or i get SPAM RISK warning. What really bothers me about this is that it would seem the callers know when my phone is in us

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 • Apple

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Why is AT&T NOT blocking Obvious Phishing Text Messages?!?

EVERY day I receive at least one "SMSishing" (phishing via text) message that reads exactly the same: "ATTFree Msg: December bill is paid. Thanks, Here's a little gift for you:", followed by a dynamic URL link ([dot].info/).  These are obviously malicious links and/or scams, so why does AT&a

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 • Data & Messaging Features, Internet Tethering

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SPAM emails deluge

Hello, Over the last month my inbox has been deluged with spam emails. This happened just about the same time AT&T (Yahoo) started pitching and "Upgraded" service to filter spam emails? Also, AT&T moved their spam blocking capabilities to their upgraded product only. What kind of shady

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 • AT&T Mail Features

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AT&T is allowing their own telemarketers to call you even if you are on the Do not call registry

I have been on the Do not call registry since 2006, Since then I have called ATT at least 5 times to complain about spam and telemarketers. I have downloaded the "call protect" app that they suggested. NOTHING makes a difference. I just got off the phone with customer service (located in the Philipp

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 • Wireless Account

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AT&T Call Protect - Feature Request - Block Range of Numbers

The AT&T Call Protect mobile app lets users manually block (blacklist) individual phone numbers. It would be fantastic if users could manually block a range of phone numbers.   All my spam calls come from (NNN) NNN-****. I would like to block all calls where the first six numbers are (NNN

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 • Device Features

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Migrate From Wireless to Digital and more…

So I have been getting an insane amount of flash sms messages on one of my wireless numbers. I’ve called and been told to work with the cell phone manufacturer to fix the issue, to no avail. The manufacturer referred back to AT&T in fact. I know I’m not the only one with the issue, there’s an ac

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 • Account Features

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Text messages are blocked as spam

I work for an apartment community. We use a management program that allows us to text the property at one time.  Our texts are getting flagged by AT&T as spam.  How do we get our numbers unflagged ? 

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 • Account Features

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How do I block No Caller ID calls?

I have an iPhone. I do not want to block calls from anyone not in my contacts.  There are many times I need to be able to get calls from a service provider, a friend of a friend, a doctor, a car repair shop, or someone wanting to consider hiring me - and those people would not be in my contact

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 • Account Features

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Scam(?) emails from ATT, Yahoo, SNET, ATT-Mail, AOL

Scam(?) emails from ATT, Yahoo, SNET, ATT-Mail, AOL informing me of some change and a threat to terminate my e-mail account. Some are obviously bogus by the sender's e-mail address, others look legitimate. I receive many of these every single day and send them all to Abuse@ and then tag them as Junk

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 • AT&T Mail Login & Security

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IN-HOME EXPERTS

UNWANTED AND NOT AUTHORIZED SALESMEN***SCAM*** Why are in home experts allowed to come to your home without customers consent? Why do in home experts enter your home under false pretense? There's no soliciting in our neighborhood so sending out a in home expert who states they are here to s

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 • Wireless Account

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AT&T Timeout popup message when browsing

Windows 10 Firefox 95.0.2 I'm concerned about possible fraudulent spoofing of AT&T, seeking personal account info, on my computer while browsing: I rarely log in to my AT&T account online. Periodically, I get an AT&T popup message come up while I'm in the middle of browsing the in

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 • AT&T Internet Security

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