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    BIBD warns against ‘smishing’ scams

    Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam (BIBD) advised the public to exercise caution in light of the increasing number of ‘smishing’ incidents in which scammers may impersonate bank employees, a release stated on Friday’s. ‘Smishing’ is a form of phishing in which scammers send out text messages which appear to be from someone known to the receiver. These messages may contain a shortened link that will redirect the receiver to a fake website with the aim of obtaining confidential information. More details in Saturday’s Borneo Bulletin.

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