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Spot the Scam: 5 SMS & 2 Email Scams of the Week (AT&T, Chase Bank, Scotiabank, Amazon, and More!)

Spot the Scam: 5 SMS & 2 Email Scams of the Week (AT&T, Chase Bank, Scotiabank, 
Amazon, and More!)

 

SMS Phishing

 

SMS Phishing is one of the famous malicious tactics that impersonate known brands, companies, and organizations then send out text messages containing phishing links.

 

Here are the top SMS phishing scams we observed by our Trend Micro Check Team.

 

1. AT&T

 

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2. False Alerts from Banks

 

  • Scotiabank


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  • Chase Bank


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  • Royal Bank


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3. DHL

 

 

 

4. Maryland Unemployment Insurance

 

 

5. Amazon

 

 

 

 

Email Scams

Email scams also unfold in several ways to trick you: 

 

1. Blackmail/Sextortion email scams

 

 

 

2. Fake Charities

 

 

 

Always be vigilant and think before you click. To help you spot these scams, you can use our free Trend Micro Check and you may read the full article here



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