Hampshire police issue phishing warning

HAMPSHIRE Police have warned people about phishing via SMS messages.

Tuesday, 30th May 2017, 6:55 am
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:35 pm

Dubbed ‘smishing’, it uses your mobile phone to manipulate people into making a transaction with their bank card, claiming to be their credit card provider and asking for their bank details.

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A spokesperson said: ‘Fraudsters are targeting victims.

‘The text message further states to confirm if the transaction is genuine by replying Y for Yes or N for No.’