smishing http://kbia.org en Mo. AG Koster warns of 'smishing' scam targeting smart phones http://kbia.org/post/mo-ag-koster-warns-smishing-scam-targeting-smart-phones The <a href="http://ago.mo.gov/">Missouri Attorney General&rsquo;s office</a> is warning the public of a new scam that&rsquo;s targeting smartphone and cellphone users.<p>The scam is known as&nbsp;"smishing," and it&nbsp;involves text messages telling recipients that they&rsquo;ve won prizes or gift cards from big-name retailers such as Wal-Mart or Costco and instructs them to claim them by clicking on a link.&nbsp; <a href="http://ago.mo.gov/koster_bio.htm">Attorney General Chris Koster </a>(D)&nbsp;says clicking the link will infect phones with malware that gives identity thieves access to personal information. Wed, 13 Jun 2012 19:44:40 +0000 Marshall Griffin 15832 at http://kbia.org Mo. AG Koster warns of 'smishing' scam targeting smart phones