There’s another text message scam plaguing UK mobile numbers

 There’s another text message scam plaguing UK mobile numbers

People across the UK should be on the lookout for a new text scam. A number of people have received messages telling them that they have missed a call and now have a voicemail waiting for them. The text also includes a link, supposedly to play the recorded message. 

However, the link sends users to a website designed to steal sensitive personal information, like credit or debit card numbers, emails or passwords. Hackers can then use this data to break into online accounts, or to attempt another scam – by pretending to be your bank. Scam artists can use some of the details you’ve provided to them, like a credit card number, to trick you into thinking it’s a legitimate call from your bank and providing them with the last missing parts of the information – like the CVV number on the back of the card, or the answer to a security question to access your online accounts.

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