SPAM TEXTS PHISHING LINKS SMS SCAM
A deposit which is protected by TDS needs your attention. Please click https://goo.gl/hD62ra to activate your account. Activation code: Mi41NjI4Ggg
I got email with a Virus link. It appears like its from the Income Tax Department. Take care! The virus will hack your computer or phone.
"Dear Tax Payer,
Your payment was successful. 70,000 INR was deducted from your Net banking Account. Your TDS Challan is attached in the link below.
Please download and save a copy of your Payment Challan below.
Income Tax Department"
It’s illegal to send unsolicited commercial email messages to wireless devices. The messages may promise free gifts or cheap services. Scam artists posing as Govt agencies could send messages threatening action unless money is paid. Spam texts can contain phishing links designed to steal personal info or may infect user's phone.2017-11-19 00:55:13
According to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, citizens lose millions of dollars, each year, by responding fraudulent text messages. Scammers use deceptive text messages to lure consumers into providing personal or financial information2017-11-18 22:40:22
Report spam SMS to ACMA by forwarding to 0429 999 888. If you have a grievance about a specific SMS message, submit a complaint to the ACMA or contact the ACMA on 1300 855 180.2017-11-18 22:27:50
Organizations must only send marketing text messages to individuals, if they have agreed to receive them, except where there is a clearly defined customer relationship. Forward spam SMS messages to 7726 for the network operator to act.2017-11-18 22:03:32