If you receive a call from someone claiming to be from a reputable source who wants you to share your personal and banking information, it could be a “vishing” scam, a term derived from “voice” and “phishing.”
Here’s how it works:
What you should do:
Have you ever received a text message from a number you don’t recognize asking you to do something, like provide your private or financial information? It could be a SMSishing scam.
SMSishing, a form of phishing, is when a cybercriminal tries to trick you into providing your personal information via SMS (Short Message Service) or a text. The name comes from combining SMS and phishing.
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