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Text Message Scams

Thursday, July 20, 2017

 

 

You know all those recent email scams? Well, now hackers are targeting your smartphone with a text invitation that appears to be a shopping scam. They want you to follow up with an email for “additional information,” which is how you become a victim of the scam.

Here is a video from USA today with more information on how this type of hack works:  

 

This is just another example of how important it is to be cautious and aware before clicking, tapping, or sending information to someone over the internet.

 

Here is a PDF from KnowBe4 to print and share as an everyday reminder for yourself and others: Social Engineering Red Flags

 

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