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Are you familiar with ‘smishing’?

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Another day, another new cybersecurity threat: this time we’re facing smishing, the latest attack to affect mobile devices. Smishing is similar to phishing, where emails pose as legitimate senders and encourage readers to open links. With smishing, the attack comes in the form of an SMS message. Mobile users are warned to look out for business names rather than phone numbers, as well as aggressive language like “urgent!” or “reply now!”