“Don’t just delete spam texts. Taking the time to protect yourself proactively can be a worthwhile endeavor!”
Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies
Junk Email, Robocalls and now spammy Robotexts, ugh! At the least, Robotexts are now an ongoing annoyance that you can ignore and delete. That said, text/SMS spammers are very crafty, and if you are not careful, you will at one time or another fall prey to their relentless attempts to get you to reply or click on a link which could lead to dire consequences.
All is not lost! You can take steps to reduce your exposure to these widespread attacks and keep your identity and personal information safer. In this excellent piece, Lance Whitney of pcmag.com guides you through the do’s and don’ts of texting and provides proactive tips on how to guard against these increasingly annoying attempts to identify active targets, capture your personal information or worse.