Phones are among the most common channels used for scams in the digital age. Mobile connectivity, increased app usage, and access to countless critical services, such as mobile shopping and banking, have all created lucrative opportunities for cybercriminals. For them, these handheld devices provide direct, real-time access to victims while allowing them enough room to shield their identities.
So, what types of phone scams are prevalent, and how can you safeguard yourself against them? Let’s explore.