Weekly Security Tip | 02/15/18

This week's topic: SMishing Scam Awareness

You've undoubtedly heard of phishing scams before or even experienced them first hand, but what is SMishing? SMishing, is essentially a phishing scam sent through a text message. These scams are becoming a lot more common so it is very important that you know how to spot them.
 

In this week's security tip video, learn more about these scams and how you can avoid becoming the next victim.

 

Watch this week's Security Tip
by Advisor Armor
Topic:
 SMishing Scam Awareness
Click on link below to access the Security Tip
https://www.pii-protect.com/MicroTrainings/micro_training_view/88?brand_key=dl73v&ID=23865

Quick Tips

SMishing refers to a phishing attempt carried out via a text message (also known as an SMS message).  
SMS + Phishing = SMishing!

When in doubt, contact the company who is sending you the text message directly to verify its validity.