Hacked. Text not sent by me but from my number, no one else physically had access
I have been at home, sick for 3 days, on my own, no one could have physically used my mobile.
A friend received a very malicious personal text (eg her boyfriends name was mentioned) from MY number about 4am. My provider is Orange.
There was no evidence of the text in my outbox. The text is on her phone.
I did not send the text. How did it come from my number? How did this happen.
Thank you it sounded like it could be it, but i have just tried it and they send you a password to your mobile first to authorise it before you can send any messages. Although i tried this off a site called sms club i imagine Orange do the same thing, authorising the phone first. Would you have a link to the Orange one i couldn't find it.
- 01-09-10, 02:52 AM #7
Not only does the "spoof" software exist (one I know of for a fact does the text with no password sent to 3rd number), I also knew an @$$hole who could do it with no software. We were not on good terms and I started getting calls at like 3, 4 in the morning: "Please quit texting my husband on how much you loved his @$$hole last night". I was truly irate by the second night. Lol, hated him.
I wont say how I put that to a stop, but he stopped and admitted it was him and even sent back out apologies since he started getting the same calls from the same people. Honestly though, if he knew I couldn't hack and had just got lucky with some cheap software I downloaded (now illegal), he could have done a lot worse than the texts judging by his setup and knowledge which he finally revealed.
Point is: You can get the phone companies involved which is really just more hassle (not to mention a little "narc like"). If he is good enough not to get caught at that point, you and the girl probably should have no trouble narrowing it down on the list of people you both know who might have such skills.
- CrackBerry Abuser
01-20-10, 12:46 PM #9
- 158 Posts
- jus ask!!!
A lot of service providers have a place on the website where u can send txts from their website.it gives u the option 2 put any callback # u like or none @ all.i don't kno about every company but I've seen sprint and alltel 4 sure and maybe at&t.
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- 02-10-13, 10:30 AM #12
Hello, "this isn't easy - but here goes".. I often am out of town for work ( 1st suspicion). At any rate, I found a picture of my husband in a very provocative pose taken in our home in the main bathroom. He states that HE took this pic to send to me because he missed me. I never got this pic, he stated to me that he changed his mind about sending it. I inadvertently answered his phone mess and saw this picture which was sent and it also shows the # that it was sent to. Then a quite nasty reply from the same #, then about 4 hrs later the same day, another msg. from the same #. There was no reply that I could find from my husband’s #. He is very adamant that “he has no idea how this happened” and is very upset and angry. At any rate can anyone shed some light???!! I have spoke to my friend who is a manager @ Verizon and she says that this can happen. I don’t believe IT…. Already spent about $10k on a good divorce lawyer – HELP! I need some insight please. Thanks
- 03-20-13, 12:34 AM #13
Can anybody help me... A text msg was sent from my mobile phone to a mobile number... I did not send the msg and no one else had access to my phone but the msg is clearly in my sent msg box... the msg states my name and my email address then the word "card no:" with a list of numbers and "code:" with a list of numbers... I have checked with every card,account and bill and these numbers do not seem to be valid with anything relating to me. I replied to the text "who is this" when i noticed it but got no response I have tried numerous times to ring the number the text was sent to but each time it says the phone is off... does anyone have any ideas as to what this is or how it can happen??? would greatly appreciate ANY help...
- 12-28-13, 06:45 AM #15
I need help !
I know i'm a little late on this feed and most of you just don't remember about this but i need help... I really think this happenned to me! Can you tell me the name of the software you use to do this? Even the principal is involved because of the texts that were sent from my phone... But he doesn't do anything and i want to find out what was used to do this. If you can help i'd really apreciate it, thank you !
- 08-23-14, 10:56 PM #16
I had my boyfriend receive a very sexual invitation to a porn website from a third party but using my number. Then a second one saying sorry xxx-xxxx (his number) mistyped your number that message was not for you. It does NOT show as sent on my phone. I called Sprint, and they show no texts from my phone neither. Needless to say, he is very upset and doesn't believe me. His phone says it is from mine and these texts are right in the conversation with all the others between us. HELP! How did this happen?
- CrackBerry Master
08-23-14, 11:06 PM #17
- 1,206 Posts
Everyone should realize that sms messages are done through the carrier. It is a standard protocol which is the same for all carriers. (for the most part.) it is not your blackberry that is screwing up, it's your carrier who is allowing people to falsify their phone number in order to intercept messages.
It is quite easy to send texts from a number, there are tonnes of websites that do it.
If you want your messages to be secured, then I recommend using an IM app such as BBM because BlackBerry uses their own encryption methods which, even if intercepted, can not be deciphered.
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- CrackBerry Abuser
12-26-14, 10:40 PM #18
- 435 Posts
There is little you can do to stop it. Because there are many services that offer sending sms from any number you type.
One of ways to be sure if sender is genuine is to check service center number (number used for sms sending) because all of these services I found use their own service center number. So compare that number to service center number used by your carrier (it's somewhere in sms settings).
I didn't use older BlackBerry phones for a while now and I'm not sure if it's even possible to see service center number for received sms. Try in message details or something like that.
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