Dutch banks seeing rise in phishing via sms

Monday 30 September 2019 | 14:12 CET | News
The Dutch payments association is seeing an increasing number of reports for attempted scams via SMS. When phishing via SMS -called "smishing"- criminals send messages that look like they are coming from the bank. They contain a link to a fake online banking login page. Those who enter their login details there run a good chance of being robbed. Television program Meldpunt (Omroep MAX) reported on this on 27 September.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Countries: Netherlands
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