- smish + -ing (Wiktionary)
“The term "smishing" plays on SMS, a term for text messages.”
“The slang term smishing, sometimes spelled SMiShing, is a combination of the abbreviation for text messages - SMS, or Short Message Service - and phishing.”
“Now, the same bad guys are using text messages in a scheme called "smishing" - an acronym for short message services.”
“Then there's "smishing" - unsolicited text messages that either download malware or try to prompt you to give up your personal information or credit-card number.”
“Sever experienced a spreading high-tech con known as "smishing.”
“Beware: It could be a "smishing" or "vishing" scam... and criminals on the other end of the phone or website could be attempting to collect your personal information in order to help themselves to your money.”
“Beware: It could be a "smishing" or "vishing" scam ... and criminals on the other end of the phone or website could be attempting to collect your personal information in order to help themselves to your money.”
“Called "smishing" the scam is a nefarious update to the traditional phishing hoax ; rather than sending the phishing bait - a legitimate-looking offer from a supposedly trusted source such as a bank - through e-mail, the message is sent via SMS text.”
“Nationally, this practice is called "smishing," derived from SMS technology -- Short Message Service -- that's used for cell phone text messages.”
“The scam is called "smishing," which involves false text messages, Consumer 10's Chuck Strickler reported.”
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