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39% of smartphone users experienced smishing attacks in 2023

Approximately 39% of smartphone users experiencing smishing attacks in 2023 (up from 36% in 2002), but the number of incidents vary greatly from market to market. Consumers in seven of the 10 markets tracked by MEF actually saw a reduction in the incidence of fraudulent text messages aimed at collecting sensitive data (such as password, account information,etc), but these were offset by large increases in Brazil, China and France.