HSBC Phishing SMS

Warning – don’t be fooled by any text messages you receive from HSBC saying your account has been locked.

I received an SMS from 07925 624942 stating

Your HSBC account has been locked for security reasons.
To re activate, please visit: https://hsbc.co.uk.customer-id2997476.com/?h=2
HSBC

You can easily tell it’s a phishing scam because the actual domain is customer-id2997476.com not HSBC.

Out of interest I wanted to see what kind of information they were trying to steal.

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Missed call scam from +225 Côte d’Ivoire / Ivory Coast

Around 8pm on Friday I received a missed call from an international number that identified as +225…Côte d’Ivoire. I ignored this and a few minutes later it rang again. I kept ignoring it then another number from Côte d’Ivoire have me 8No missed calls back to back. I tried to ignore one of these calls via my watch and it accidentally called it back for 12 seconds. Then the calls continued to come in, only every ringing one or twice before hanging up. Never enough time to try and answer the call. Continue reading “Missed call scam from +225 Côte d’Ivoire / Ivory Coast”