SMS Fraud has been widely documented and discussed, but many people remain unaware of
the clear distinction between the two distinct types of attacks that Fraudsters are employing. Both attacks need to be stopped, but that can only be done if the solutions and counter-measures
Operators put in place have the necessary functionality to detect and block the two different attacks.
The two attacks that need to be stopped are:
1) SMS Phishing (Smishing)
2) Malware Spread by SMS (e.g. FluBot).
Both attacks have different characteristics and have distinct goals that cause damage to mobile
operator networks and subscribers in a number of different ways.
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