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Basically, Smishing is Phishing (like you get in your email), except it's on your Smartphone through SMS Text messages. The word itself is a mashup of SMS and Phishing, as you can see better when it's displayed like this: SMiShing.

Smishing is dangerous, as a text sent to your phone implies legitimac...

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2017-07-08 09:07 PM - Comment(s)

Bad guys are increasingly targeting you through your smartphone. They send texts that trick you into doing something against your own best interest. At the moment, there is a mystery shopping scam going on, starting out with a text invitation, asking you to send an email for more info which then get...
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2017-07-08 10:04 AM - Comment(s)

Full Gizmodo Article - http://gizmodo.com/gop-data-firm-accidentally-leaks-personal-details-of-ne-1796211612


Political data gathered on more than 198 million US citizens was exposed this month after a marketing firm contracted by the Republican National Committee stored internal documents on a public...

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2017-06-20 06:47 AM - Comment(s)

Identity theft, or identity fraud, is a crime that can have substantial financial and emotional consequences. Take precautions with personal information. If you become a victim, act immediately to minimize the damage.


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2017-05-30 08:31 AM - Comment(s)

Do not give sensitive information to others unless you are sure that they are indeed who they claim to be and that they should have access to the information.


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2017-05-30 04:16 AM - Comment(s)