Results for "sms scam"

June 22, 2021 - We look at a story involving a hotel, a lot of cables, and even more fake parcel delivery payment notifications sent to mobile numbers

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August 17, 2016 - The scam comes in the form of an SMS, which contains a message stating that “Sarah”, the purported sender, has been in a “small accident” and is asking the recipient to text back once they’ve received her message.

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July 30, 2013 - Cyber-crooks are spamming through every avenue they can, hoping to lure their victims into revealing personal information or tricking them with scam SMS text messages.

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July 8, 2013 - Spammers are beating YouTube’s filters to upload pornographic images and tricking people into following a hyperlink to view more. And it comes as a premium-rate SMS, asking for age confirmation when it really is about charging you an expensive fee to view the material.

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March 23, 2021 - We look at the impact of a Royal Mail phishing scam as described by the victim, caught out not once but twice by the scammers.

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March 15, 2021 - We take a look at an SMS phishing messages which claims to have a parcel for you, with an unpaid shipping fee.

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February 18, 2021 - The FTC's latest findings reveal that love is in the air for people up to no good.

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December 2, 2020 - With the COVID-19 virus still very much at large and the holiday season just around the corner, scams, too, are on the hype. Here’s what to look out for and what to do to protect yourself.

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October 21, 2020 - This tech support scam is being spread via Facebook links and uses several redirection mechanisms to avoid detection.

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February 13, 2020 - We give advice on safe online dating, including steering clear of scams, buttoning up on privacy, and avoiding vulnerable apps.

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