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'Covid Pass' Text Scam: Here's How To Spot The Fake Messages

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20.08.2021

A new text message scam is posing as the NHS and asking for payment in order to create a Covid Pass, experts have warned.

Cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes has published details of the scam and urged the public to be wary of text messages containing links and asking for payment details.

It follows a spike in fraudulent messages from cybercriminals posing as parcel delivery firms during lockdown and coinciding with the rise in online shopping, with the alerts claiming a small processing fee is needed to be paid in order to release a package for delivery.

This latest scam involves a text message containing a link to a website mimicking the official NHS website, which asks users to input the exact name registered with........

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