Security firm notes sharp increase in SMS phishing attacks

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As more users turn to their mobile devices to conduct business, researchers are tracking a significant uptick in SMS phishing attacks that can lead to financial and identity theft.

The scams work by sending victims text messages that direct them to call spurious numbers thought to be banking institutions, credit card services or even government agencies.

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