Phishing Moves to Smishing!

Bad guys are increasingly targeting you through your smartphone.

They send texts that trick you into doing something against your own best interests.

At the moment, there is a mystery shopping scam going on, starting out with a text invitation, asking you to send an email for more info, which then get you roped into the scam.

Related: How Not to Fall for a Phishing Attempt

Always, when you get a text, remember to “Think Before You Tap”, because more and more, texts are being used for identity theft, bank account take-overs and to pressure you into giving out personal or company confidential information.

Here is a short video made by USA Today that shows just how this works:

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Posted by Jack Gerbs