The National Communications Authority (NCOM) warns ahead of one of the most popular shopping weeks of the year.
Black Week kicks off the hectic Christmas shopping for many. This makes you more vulnerable to scammers looking for money and information, Nkom wrote in one press release.
They also wrote that Norwegians shopped $2.4 billion on Black Friday alone according to BankAxept figures.
– When we shop online, there are many links that are sent via SMS, especially related to parcel delivery, but also related to payment. If we shop in several places at the same time, we may become less critical of the links we click. Scammers know how to take advantage of this, and it can have serious consequences, says senior advisor Johannes Vallesvierd.
In addition to researching the online stores you shop from, Nkom has more tips for avoiding SMS scams this Black Week:
There were no further price increases ahead of the show days, according to Prisjakt president Norge, who spoke to E24 last week.
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