Before I get to the point, I need to frame your thinking. I promise it will make perfect sense.

How to select a vehicle





“FluBot is spreading via SMS messages from other mobile phone numbers, which makes it incredibly hard to block from a telco perspective”



First, let’s address some conflation — it’s leading to some confusion amongst operators and vendors.

SPAM vs Phishing


While this flow diagram is designed with SMS Phishing (Smishing) in mind, it applies to every channel where threat actors use phishing as their #1 technique.


Why I wrote this article


Why?

Paul Walsh

MetaCert CEO. Passionate about Cybersecurity, Blockchain, Crypto, Snowboarding & Red Wine. Part of the AOL team that launched AIM. Co-founded 2 W3C Standards.

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