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Have You Been Smished? Mass Smishing Operation Targeting Mobile Users with Fake Amazon and USPS Update Messages

Posted by Krishnan Subramanian on Apr 29, 2021


Earlier this month, mobile users began being targeted with smishing messages in what appears to be an organized spam operation campaign. Smishing is much like phishing, except rather than sending email, the attackers send text messages using SMS (Short Message Service). The smishing campaign has been sending fake United States Postal Service (USPS) or FedEx shipment updates as well as phony Amazon loyalty program rewards via text messages.

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Tags: Mobile Devices, Smishing, Scam, Fake Giveaways

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