Kind reminder that SMS is not safe/secure.

Mobile carriers are injecting ads into authentication SMSs sent from Google: an ad for a VPN service.

But it could have been any link in the message you were expecting to receive from a trusted source. A link to enter your password, maybe?


@tomosaigon That sounds awful like USA 😬 Am I right?

@edgren I think Australia and maybe it depends on the laws in the country on if carriers are allowed to hijack message content like that.

@tomosaigon Ok. That would be very illegal here in Sweden (what I know of)... luckily 😅

@tomosaigon Yeah. I wish it become safer in those other countries soon, too.

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