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COVID-19 Themed Smishing Campaign Alert

The NH Information & Analysis Center (NHIAC) warns of a current COVID-19 themed smishing campaign that invites people via text (SMS) message to share personal information for fraudulent "vaccine status validation".

See the full public bulletin here.  "In this campaign, the text message contained a link that prompts the receiver to access a fraudulent website entitled 'New Hampshire State Covid-19 Vaccine Status Validation' with the ultimate goal of harvesting personal information. Once on the site, the citizen is directed to enter personal information including their social security number, date of birth, and to upload images of their driver’s license. The unknown actor incorporated both NH Department of Health and Human Services and NH Department of Motor Vehicles seals in an attempt to increase the legitimacy of the website."

Please beware of this and other attempts to harvest your personal informationCheck's tips for avoiding these types of attacks.

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