[GLLUG] SMS text scam warning

James Courtier-Dutton james.dutton at gmail.com
Mon Apr 26 13:46:54 UTC 2021


I received the classic post office scam sms message.
I forwarded it to 7726, and to be fair, the web site was taken down
fairly quickly.

Kind Regards


On Sat, 24 Apr 2021 at 10:11, Chris Bell via GLLUG
<gllug at mailman.lug.org.uk> wrote:
> Hello,
> bbc.co.uk/news/technology have relayed a warning from GCHQ about huge numbers
> of messages sent to UK mobile phones claiming that there is a parcel on its
> way, please download the "app" to get tracking details. It is nothing to do
> with a parcel, the "app" is spyware aimed mainly at Android phones.
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