Uptick in Mobile SMS Phishing (Smishing)

Impersonations of Wells Fargo phishing emails seem to be on the increase. Received two over the last week on my phone.

The text reads Wellsfargo: We have detected unusual activity regarding your account, follow the link for security reason. https:/bit.ly/XXXXXXX to verify details. login page intentionally obscured here with XXXXXXX.

Using a short URL decoder I found the URL resolved to a phishing site registered on Namecheap. Namecheap seems to be a poplar registrar for these. Namecheap also provides free privacy. The page hosts a phony mobile Wells Fargo login page. The page is fairly well done. Of course, if you look at the URL bar you would immediately know its not a valid Wells Fargo site as it is just a site name and not a homograph /doppelganger. Have you noticed any of these?

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