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Hackers using new ‘smishing’ text message scam

Author: Andrew Barnett / Source:

Experts say that this new scam comes as hackers realize people are more aware of suspicious emails, but still trust text messages. (Source: Pixabay)

(RNN) – Cyber-criminals have devised a new scam to access victims’ personal information via text message.

This scam is called ‘smishing’ which is similar to the phishing email scam.

Hackers send realistic texts to smartphone users, pretending to be banks, government associations and more.

With these texts, they hope that people click on links…

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