short codes

Pierluigi Paganini January 27, 2015
AT&T short codes exposes users to phishing scams

Computer programmer Dani Grant revealed that short codes from AT&T are easy to spoof and expose customers to phishing scams. AT&T customers are exposed phishing attacks due to proprietary AT&T’s text protocols. Computer programmer Dani Grant discovered that is quite easy to spoof text messages from AT&T. In this variant of “Phishing” attacks, crooks attempt to trick victims […]