Definition of smishing (noun)
- A form of fraud that involves tricking the victim into downloading a Trojan horse, virus or other malware onto their mobile device via a text message.
- "The unsuspecting user fell victim to smishing, unknowingly providing access to their private data."
- "Beware of smishing attacks; never click on links from unfamiliar text messages."
- "As cybersecurity threats evolve, smishing has become a popular tactic amongst cybercriminals."