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Watch out – scammers are impersonating DHL and DPD this Black Friday

Fake text messages impersonating well-known delivery companies have risen rapidly in recent weeks, with fraudsters expected to take full advantage of the upcoming Black Friday shopping holiday.

Cyber ​​security firm Proofpoint has reported a significant increase recently in SMS scams – known as ‘smishing’ – pretending to be from legitimate delivery companies, notably DHL and DPD.