It’s not your imagination; robocalls are on the rise.
According to research from the communications security firm First Orion, as recently as 2017, just 3.7% of all cellphone calls placed were automated “spam” calls, but by 2018, spam calls represented 29.2% of all calls. In 2019, nearly half of all cellphone calls will be scams, unless the telecom industry adopts measures to curb the trend, according to First Orion. Click here for some tips on minimizing them.
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