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Fri, Aug 27, 2021 5:28 AM

Top 4 Text Message Phishing Scams of the Week: Walmart, DPD, Amazon, and More!

Top 4 Text Message Phishing Scams of the Week: Walmart, DPD, Amazon, and More!

 

 

Be familiar with text scams also called SMS phishingtext message phishing, and “smishing“. This week here are the 4 types of text scams spotted by our Trend Micro Check Team.

 

 

Check your inboxes and spot these text scams.

 

 

Walmart Shipping Scam

 

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The fake page says you’ve won an iPad Pro, it will load another page where you should enter your personal details to arrange delivery.

 

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DPD Phishing

 

Scammers prompt you to “book a redelivery” via a phishing link attached:

 

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DPD SMS phishing. Source: Twitter

 

 

 

“You just sent a payment” Notification Scam

 

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“You just sent a payment” notification phishing. Source: Reddit

 

 

 Amazon Survey Scam

 

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Or, you will be taken to a fake Amazon login page and asked to enter login credentials. This one looks really convincing, but the URL is the giveaway:

 

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Stay informed and protect yourself and your family from these text scams. Read the full article here.

 

You can also use our Free Tool: Trend Micro Check to detect scams with ease!

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