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Messaging / Smishing Attacks

One of the most common ways cuber attackers attempt to trick or fool people is by scamming you in email attacks (often called phishing) or try to trick you with phone calls.  However, as technology continues to advance bad guys are always trying new methods, to include tricking you with messaging technologies such as text messaging, iMessage/Facetime, WhatsApp, Slack, or Skype.  Here are some simple steps to protect yourself and spot / stop these common attacks.