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What is a security robocall blocker?
June 27, 2022 at 9:30 PM
Image of someone taking a phone call in a city center after using a security robocall blocker.

Most Americans now use a mobile device for all of their phone calls. With the rise of cell phones, there’s also a sharp increase in the number of spam calls that individuals receive. During the early months of the pandemic, there were almost 2,000 more spam calls per second than the previous year. Robocalls are more than just a nuisance; they can lead to fraud, costing Americans billions annually. In response, telecom providers now offer security robocall blocker services to protect consumers against disruptive and nefarious calls. Learn more about what a security robocall blocker does and how to ensure valid calls don’t get blocked by accident.

The FCC crackdown on spoofed and spam calls

The Federal Communications Commission continues to develop tools and services to protect consumers against the threat and disruption of robocalls. Some individuals can receive as many as a dozen robocal