What is smishing?

A variant of phishing that employs mobile phone text messaging rather than email to commit the fraud. In this instance, users are asked to provide confidential information by responding via SMS, or sent to a fraudulent web page that passes itself off as a legitimate site.

Other denominations:
SMS phishing

 
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