Tag: Fraud

Hoodrich Covid Phishkits UK

Around July 2020 the UK has seen a rise in Smishing (SMS Phishing) scams targeting HMRC. These messages were suggesting victims were entitled to tax refunds, and to visit the websites to process the claim. What made these kits a little different from the rest I had seen, was the adoption of a geofencing technique…
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What is Smishing?

What is Smishing? Smishing is simply another delivery method for a phishing scam that would traditionally be delivered via e-mail, the difference with smishing is this scam is delivered via SMS/Text Message. Smishing activity in the last couple of years has increased greatly for numerous reasons, but primarily because more people are inclined to trust…
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