Tired of receiving scam SMSes and phone calls?
You can now download an app to prevent these scams, including loan, phishing and Chinese officials impersonation scams, from reaching your phones.
Launched in Nov. 20 last year, the ScamShield app identifies and filters out scam messages using artificial intelligence, sending such messages to the phone’s junk folder instead.
It also blocks scam messages and calls from phone numbers that are used in other scam cases or reported by ScamShield users.
It was jointly developed by the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC)…