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AARP warns about the rise of smishing

the Farmville Herald

If you have a cell phone, you've probably noticed an increase in text messages from people you don't know.

This particularly concerning, given how effective smishing is as a scam tactic. The Federal Trade Commission reported $330 million in losses last year to fraudulent texts. FTC officials said this is just a fraction of losses. given vast underreporting by foreign victims. With smishing scams on the rise, here's what you need to know.


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