Posted by: episystechpubs | October 2, 2017

Editor’s Corner: Smishing

Some of you may already be familiar with the term smishing. For those of you who aren’t, smishing is a scam in the form of a text message. The “smisher” attempts to get you to log on to a fraudulent website or to call a phone number and provide personal information.

The word smishing is a portmanteau of SMS (short message service) and the word phishing. Merriam-Webster is tracking the usage of the word smishing to determine if it should be added to the dictionary.

This article provides some tips on how to avoid becoming a victim of smishing. Remember to think before you click.

Jackie Solano | Technical Editor | Symitar®

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