Scam alert: phishing SMS duping netizens using fake Apple chatbot

Sophos reported a new SMS phishing scam circulating on the internet that is duping innocent users into giving up their bank account details by pretending to be a chatbot by Apple. Scammers, according to the report, are sending SMSs with malicious links to smartphone users. The message informs users that they’ve been selected for Apple 2020 Testing Program. Sophos asked users to ignore/delete such messages and recommends using web filters and VPNs.

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