Watch out, because your mobile phone may be the SMS target of a clever scam. Helen Wellings looks at the latest alerts and how to keep your phone safe. Australia’s 20 million mobile phone users are coming under attack from scammers and fraudsters. Complaints to the telecommunications ombudsman about bills for premium rate SMS have tripled in the last year.
The more publicity, the better, I reckon. Everyone needs to be made aware that every text message which arrives to your phone isn’t necessarily genuine.