#SMiShing: Your smartphone isn’t safe from #phishing

SMiShing is a┬átype of phishing that uses text messages instead of emails. Though the delivery method is different, scammers often use the same social engineering techniques to trick victims–and they’re after the same basic prizes of your personal and...

SMiShing attack targets UD procurement card holders

Some holders of UD Pro Cards are reporting getting fake SMS text alerts on their cell phones. The alerts are allegedly from Bank of America, the provider of UD procurement cards. Note that the link is NOT to a legitimate Bank of America site. The scammer hopes you...

Phishing scams, now in your pocket!

A phishing attack that targets cell phones has been reported. A scammer will send you a brief, but urgent text message telling you to call the listed number: Click the smaller image for a larger version When you call the number, the scammer tells you that your bank...

Text messaging scams

Cramming, also known as SMiShing, is a fishing scam via text message. By replying to one of these messages or clicking a link in the message, you may be authorizing these scammers to charge monthly fees to your wireless phone bill. As with many other forms of phishing...