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Don’t Fall For These Text Scams Asking For Your Passwords

If you’ve got a phone, you’ve probably received a spam text. Most of the time they’re from bar contests you drunkenly signed up for, and forgot about long ago. No? Just me? Interesting.

 

Either way, we all get spam. But there’s a special form of spam text that cybercriminals use to trick hapless victims into willfully giving up everything from their phone number to their Social Security number.

 

It’s easy to fall for these traps, but there are a few things you can do to avoid becoming a victim, read the whole story here.

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