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The $44 Billion Smishing Problem and How to Not Be a Victim

Consumer Affairs reported on how big of a problem SMS phishing scams have become, and how it’s about to get a lot worse. According to a recent FBI report, more than 320,000 Americans were targeted by these schemes in 2021, resulting in $44 billion in losses. Consumers on average get an average of 19.5 spam texts per month, over double the rate it was three years ago.

originally published onhttps://blog.knowbe4.com/44-billion-dollar-smishing-problem

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