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SMS Phishing Uses Security Warning as Lure

16
Jun
2014

In a newly detected smishing (SMS phishing) campaign victims are incentivized to access a malicious link in order to cancel a potential fraud attempt. Researchers at Trend Micro have discovered that a new mobile threat is currently spreading at a rapid pace in Taiwan as a result of a SMS phishing attack. Cybercriminals send a short text message to the victim informing them that they have applied to have the electricity bill paid online and providing them with a link where they can cancel the…

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