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Thread for reporting SMS spam

Hello,

 

  I have been forwarding my spam email-to-SMS to @FidoStephen via PMs to help improve the spam filter for sms.fido.ca

 

  Recently, another community member also posted a similar spam SMS they received. Perhaps a thread dedicated to collecting examples of these types of SMS spam might also help improve the spam filter.

 

  Thoughts?

 

Cheers



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Re: Thread for reporting SMS spam

***UPDATE***

 

Hey everyone,

 

Thanks so much for taking the time to flag all of these to us.

 

Now you can send any SMS spam you receive to the number 7726 (SPAM). This will submit the messages to be audited and potentially blocked from the network if confirmed to be spam.

 

All you need to do is forward the spam SMS to 7726. You can do this easily by pressing and holding on the body of the text and then press the forward button. No additional charges apply for this Smiley

 

Thanks again for all your help!

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Former Moderator FidoTerry
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Re: Thread for reporting SMS spam

I moved your original post since we already had a similar one. Thanks for the report @silentbuddha!



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I'm a Participant Level 2 maryb91
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I received this text from 1-213-263-3682.  I didn't click on any links.  Went to my Fido account to see if I could get in or not.

Hi it's Fido: your online profile has been disactivated for security concerns. Please login to your account as soon as possible from the following link link: http ://fido -alerte.com /  desactivated- account.php?   id= 9 e 354173 9af 4bb5 f4bd5 1247 964d21 7...

 

 

*Edit: broke up URL

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Hello Maryb91,

 

  Welcome to the community!

 

  Thanks for forwarding the info! You were right not to click on anything.

 

  They come up with so many different variations on that domain name; that's one more for the spam filter!

 

Cheers



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I'm a Participant Level 1 alf
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Scam Text Messages

From +1 206 946 9265, message from account-security.org stating that Fido deactivated my online profile and asking me to log in through link they provided. Obvious scam. Not really sure who and how to report this to, so posting it here.
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Thanks @alf and Welcome to the Community Smiley



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Re: Thread for reporting SMS spam

Hello,

 

  Here's the latest...

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Cheers

 

*Edited title



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Hello,

 

  And today's...

Screenshot_2016-07-24-22-00-18.png

 

Cheers

 

 

*Edited title



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Re: Thread for reporting SMS spam

Thanks @Cawtau

 

We're adding these to the list



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Re: Thread for reporting SMS spam

Hello,

 

 Here's one from a fellow community member.

 

Cheers



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Re: Thread for reporting SMS spam

Hello,

 

  Here's another one from a community member.

 

Cheers



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Re: Thread for reporting SMS spam

Hello,

 

  Today's latest...

Screenshot_2016-08-09-12-45-26.png

 

Cheers



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Community Specialist
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@Cawtau wrote:

Hello,

 

  Today's latest...

 

 

Cheers


@Cawtau your phone number seems to be quite popular! I'm receiving these too, but not nearly as much as you...

 

Thanks again for posting these; we're doing our best to make this stop. 



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Hello,

 

  A couple more...

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Cheers



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I'm a Participant Level 3 ngcheck
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I received this message, I was so stupid given out my name, date of birth and sin number., I thought something went wrong and stop, I guess its too late reply has been sent. Even asking me to update my credit card information. I was very upsad.

 

 

*Edited title to match thread title

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Moderator (inactive) FidoRanya
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Re: Thread for reporting SMS spam

Hey @ngcheck  , 

 

Don't feel stupid, it really happens to everyone and they are getting smarter and smarter with these messages. On our end, we're doing what we can to limit them. 

 

Did you take the appropriate measures to make sure your personal information is not used?



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