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Robotexts are on the rise

Spammers are now using a new way to attack you.

According to the Wall Street Journal, there has been a rise in robotexts.

These are similar to robocalls in their goal to get your personal information, but these may contain links.

The report says the Federal Trade Commission received more than 93,000 complaints about unwanted text messages last year.

Experts say if you receive a robotext, do not reply and definitely do not click on any links. Sending any kind of reply, including the word stop, indicates your phone is active.

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