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SMS phishing (Smishing)

Smishing, short for SMS phishing, is a type of phishing on mobile devices. It is carried out via SMS text messaging. For more information, see this blog post on how to generally detect phishing attempts.

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August 12, 2015 - Criminals after online credentials have homed in on T-Mobile users, luring them with a $20 discount in exchange for bits of information.

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February 3, 2020 - A roundup of the previous week's most interesting security news

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January 29, 2020 - We look at the threat of spear phishing, why it's such a problem, and what organizations can do to lessen the chance of a successful attack.

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December 10, 2018 - Phishing is more problematic on smartphones than on desktops. Not only that, approaches to handling phishing attacks on mobile are quite different because their techniques are also different. So, how can users sniff out a mobile phish? Let us count the ways.

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September 20, 2018 - Beyond the medium used to reach you (which is most often email), what are some of the common signs and behaviors of phishing? Conversations that focus on the inbox only leave users with an inadequate understanding of how to protect against this ubiquitous threat.

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August 9, 2018 - The security vulnerabilities of the latest developments in tech have been well documented. But what about everyday technologies that have been around for a while or are widely adopted? Here are eight commonly-used tech conveniences that are not as ironclad as you might hope.

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May 16, 2018 - iPhones have a reputation for being incredibly secure. However, using an iPhone is not an automatic guarantee of invulnerability. These seven tips will help make sure your iPhone is the digital fortress it was meant to be.

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July 10, 2017 - A compilation of security news and blog posts from the 3rd of July to the 9th. We go over our latest Cybercrime Tactics & Techniques Report, summarize the Petya ransomware outbreak, and more.

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June 26, 2017 - Phishing has evolved from the days of the Nigerian prince, taking on many forms and mediums. Learn how to detect today's sophisticated phishing attempts.

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