Phishing can come through email or your phone via voice or SMS. Currently doing the rounds is a very believable Paypal text phishing scam.
The text message comes from a shortcode number *729724* and states:
At first glance it may look like a PayPal link, but on closer inspection it clearly directs to a different domain. The text warns that your PayPal account has been locked and urges you to follow a link to restore access. If you click the link as requested, a fake PayPal webpage opens in your smartphone's browser.
We are warning anyone who receives one of these Paypal text to delete it immediately. Always read your messages before you click, or even better – just don’t click on the link and contact paypal directly. To read more about staying safe on-line visit :
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