You’ve heard of Phishing by now, but what about Smishing? Smishing is the latest attempt by the bad guys to steal your identity by sending text messages to your cell phone. They most often pose as financial institutions that claim to have very urgent matters with your accounts, and provide bogus links in hopes you will panic and fall for the ID theft trap. DON’T DO IT, MAN!!!
Read this helpful post at credit.com to better protect yourself, and, for the appropriate actions to take when you receive one of those Smishing attempts.
I hope this info is helpful--stay safe, my friends!