Today I received my first ever SMS Text Spam:
Still have Holiday shopping to do? Pressed for time? Send an online eGift Card instantly! Reply GIFT to recv promo code. STOP to unsub
A dubious honor no doubt, but I wonder how this is even done? It's easy to understand how crawlers scour the internet for email addresses. That's why a lot of personal web sites list their email address as "jroosh at yahoo dot com" and etc.
But mobile numbers must be at least a little harder to come by...aren't they?
A little Googling reveals text message spam is quite prevalent. I guess I'm just not popular enough...until now.