What Parents Need to Know about Phone Scams


Phone scams are a common form of cyber-attack where fraudsters engage directly with their intended victim through their smartphone. As our phones carry so many sensitive (and therefore potentially valuable) details about us, it’s vital that trusted adults are alert to the tactics that scammers use to get access to user accounts, personal data and private information for financial gain.

In the guide, you’ll find tips on a number of potential risks such as sim hacking, smishing and impersonation.

Publisher: National Online Safety

Published: March 2022 (1 page)

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