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smishing meaning and definition

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Definition of smishing (noun)

  1. 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."

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