It's the latest high-tech attack and it's coming to cell phones everywhere. Here's the lowdown on smishing and what you can do about it.
Smishing is the latest in high-tech scams. And they're hitting cell phones everywhere. Sumi Das explains what smishing is and how you can protect yourself.
Mobile phone users are subject to the same types of phishing lures that they get through their e-mail, Sprint warns as 'SMiShing' attack makes the rounds.
Desperate job seekers, online classified advertisers, and would-be home workers are increasingly the victims of scammers--but anyone can fall prey to "smishing" text messages.
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The unexpected onslaught has pushed phishing to the top of the list of text-based threats, a researcher says.
Sens. Olympia Snowe and Bill Nelson are attempting to increase government oversight of commercial text messages with a bill to regulate SMS spam.
Worms, Trojans, and SMS attacks are risks for mobile devices like the iPhone, but the biggest practical threat to users is losing the device.
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