Spoofing and Smishing: Your Need To Know

What is SMS Spoofing?

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What is Smishing?

  • Urgent requests from bosses/executives
  • Being alerted to having won a prize
  • Meeting requests
  • Password resets or authentication messages

Why SMS Spoofing and Smishing are Dangerous

How to Stay Safe

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  • Be wary of messages about verification codes, especially if you did not request a password reset or sign up to a service that uses two-factor authentication.
  • Install reputable antivirus software on your smartphone as an extra precaution.
  • Only share your phone number when necessary.



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