‘Smishing’ scams target your text messages. Here’s how to avoid them

, USA TODAY

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Similar to a “phishing” scam — where computer users receive an authentic-looking email that appears to be from their bank, Internet Service Provider (ISP), favorite store, or other organization – “smishing” messages are sent to you via SMS (text message) on your mobile phone.

What does the sender want? To defraud you

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