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Rebirth of SMS spam

Published: Monday 2010-08-16.

Since I newly switched telephones, but not yet have moved over quite all the data, I have put another SIM card in my old phone, so that I can access its data. The card has an old mobile number I haven’t actively used for the last eight to nine years. So I was quite surprised when this appeared when I turned on the phone recently:

+2782911639: We Announce To you Today (11/08/2010)Your Lucky Mobile No Win GBP550,000 in the Ongoing UK INTL Mobile Promo email us on To Redeem your prize
SMS spam from South Africa (+27).

It has been quite a while since I last got a spam SMS, knock on wood. It was a bit strange that it came to a phone number I do not use daily, though.

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