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The IRS warns smishing attacks are on the rise

The IRS warns smishing attacks are on the rise

Smishing, or phishing carried out using SMS text messages, is once again on the rise, according to new reports from the IRS. They have warned Americans of the situation last month; this warning joins one issued by the FCC back in July. The IRS said the attacks have increased exponentially, especially texts that appear to be coming from the taxing agency.

Source:: Avast