Deep Dive into Smishing

Using SMS text messages, or "smishing,” as a platform to distribute phishing messages is steadily increasing, affecting millions around the world and causing severe financial losses. In this report, BlueVoyant analyzes the process and tools used by threat actors to perform a smishing attack, types of smishing messages, and the intersection of smishing with the Dynamic DNS Infrastructure — a platform largely abused by threat actors to host a large volume of phishing websites.

Download this report to discover:

  • Recent smishing trends
  • Tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) used by threat actors to carry out phishing operations
  • A look into an active engagement session with a threat actor who conducts smishing operations