Tag: SMS Phishing

The History and Future of Phishing

Having a spam email show up in your inbox nowadays is most of the time a harmless annoyance and we don’t really pay attention to them nearly as much as we used to. But a few decades ago, spam emails had bigger ramifications, and sometimes, even today, spam emails can wreak havoc on our systems.    Email started as MIT’s Compatible Time-Sharing System, which stored shared files on a central …
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What Is SMS Phishing?

Criminals all over the world are constantly looking for new ways to take advantage of unsuspecting consumers and enterprises. SMS phishing has become  a very popular trend as of late. This trend, also known as “smishing”, combined social engineering techniques with phishing using the SMS protocol. It is a very powerful scamming technique that can affect anyone and everyone in the world with relative ease. SMS Phishing Is A Very …
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