Smishing

What is smishing short for?

SMS phishing

A term that combines phishing and SMS; similar to "phishing" but uses SMS texts to try to steal personal information instead of email.

Example

"How do you get these Walmart smishing texts to stop? No, I have NOT won a $1,000 gift card!!!"

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Last Updated: September 2, 2014

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