16 August 2021

Parcel delivery texts now the most common con-trick


The majority of "smishing" fraud attempts have come through the blitz of parcel delivery texts sent out during the Covid crisis. Smishing is a technique that criminals use to target consumers with texts impersonating trusted organisations.

Millions of mobile users have received the texts that claim a small payment is needed for a package delivery to be completed.

But the texts are a front for fraudsters attempting to steal personal banking details.


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