Utility Bill is the New Phishbait for Cybercriminals

An SMS phishing (smishing) campaign is impersonating utility providers in the US, Cybernews reports. Researchers at Enea AdaptiveMobile Security spotted the campaign, which informs recipients of offers to save money. The text messages contain offers related to gas prices, electricity bills, concert tickets, car insurance policies. If a user clicks the link, they’ll be taken to a website designed to steal their personal and financial information.

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