Expert Alesya Borovikova representing Roskachestvo warned about the danger of opening SMS messages that come from unfamiliar numbers. Before reading the text, you need to look at the sender’s name shown in the push window.
Image via: pixabay.com You need to think before opening SMS if it came from an unknown number or Info acts as the addressee. Sometimes the test may contain a statement about the allegedly not received MMS. In this case, do not follow the link contained in the text. Sometimes it can be seen even in a push-window, and scammers are betting that the user will click on it at random. Anonymous, emotionally colored messages and any kind of information about winnings are clear evidence of the activity of the attackers.
If you open links from SMS, there is a great risk of bringing a virus to your device. As a result, cybercriminals will gain access to the user’s personal data, up to and including credit card information.
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