The Fraudulent Dangers on Smishing
What is Smishing?
Smishing is a type of scam that happens through text messages. Scammers try to trick you into giving them your personal information or money by sending you a text message that looks real.
Smishing is a type of phishing attack that is carried out via SMS or text message.
Smishing can occur on your mobile phone, where you may receive text messages from unknown or suspicious numbers.
Smishing can also occur on messaging apps, such as WhatsApp, where cybercriminals may send you direct messages.
Social media platforms are also a target for smishing attacks, where cybercriminals can impersonate a friend or contact to gain your trust and extract personal information from you.
Smishing can occur through links in emails, which may direct you to a fake website or ask you to download a malicious app.
Some smishing attacks can occur through phone calls, where the caller may pretend to be a representative from a legitimate company or organization and try to extract personal information from you.
If you believe there is something suspicious going on, please report it to the Solution Center at firstname.lastname@example.org immediately.