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SMS phishing Vulnerability in Samsung Galaxy S4


Recently it is discovered the SMS phishing vulnerability in Samsung Galaxy S4 which allows to use the silent SMS text message or also said to be smishing by the attackers on “Cloud Backup”. By June 17 the vulnerability was discovered by Qihoo 360 Technology, which is an antivirus company based in China.

Samsung Galaxy S4

The company adds that the issue was already sent to Samsung and the process of fixing is in process. SMS phishing is the one which is used on cell phone to deliver the personal information to unauthorized users. SMS phishing will use the method hook by the attackers mostly. This SMS phishing is one that says that you are added to something and you will be charged $1 and to cancel the order choose the URL, which is followed by some URL.

sms phishing

Today SMS phishing may be come by number value like “5000”, in which the message is sent from email to cell phone and not actually from cell phone to cell phone. Keep track for the update.