Tip - report phishing, vishing and smishing

This is the twelfth in a series of 12 tips to help you improve your online safety. We've seen the inexorable rise of phishing over the years - usually to get you to click a link which either downloads malware, or prompts you to put in personal details into a website. A successful variation in 2017 was to hijack the invitation links to edit a Google Document What are vishing and smishing? They describe "Voice phishing" and "SMs phishing": A recent report covered a new scam which combines both - targeting young people by sending them a text with a fake phone number in and defrauding them out of student loan money.

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This article was originally published on the Online Safety Alliance

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