SMS Spoofing

SMS spoofing is the terminology of mobile phone networks which  uses the short message service (SMS) available on most mobile phones to  change the name or number of text messages appear to come from by replacing the originating mobile number .

Down Side of SMS spoofing:

1)  Incorrect billing for the geniun subscriber.

2)Loss of revenues to the operator.

3)Illegal use of the network, degradation of the mobile network, the SMS service and the denial of other mobile services.

How can prevent SMS spoofing:

1)Prevent the delivery of messages from senders who use false identification.

2)Ensure that messages sent with a fake MSC number and/or a fake IMSI number are rejected and are not delivered.

3)Implement anti fack service.