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BBC UK lotodraw scam SMS on mobile

Posted by TechGeek on May 18, 2012

Here is the latest SMS received on the mobile related to BBC UK lotodraw.

BBC UK!:Your MobileNo has Won £500,000 in BBC.Int.LotoDraw, To ClaimPrize Send FullDetail:Name,Add,Country,Sex,Age,Occ,Email,MobileNo.to bbcmobile2012@live.co.uk

Last year, we blogged about fake scam promotion on cell phones which lure victim to provide their sensitive and personal information. Mobile users are increasing day by day and that’s where scammers are using mobile platform to promote their fake scams. Many times, people receives fake mobile SMS from scammers mainly related to lottery, money scam etc.

Most of the time SMS contains scammers email address and asks for user’s personal information. The victim who fails to understand motive behind SMS sends his/her personal information to scammer and may loose his/her personal identity or often leads to paying the money to scammer.

Remember to ignore such SMS and do not provide your any personal information over the mobile or email.

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Use Google SMS search on your mobile

Posted by TechGeek on August 19, 2011

Mobile users and fans of Google in India, we often use Google search to find all the information like nearby restaurants, movie times, aircraft, etc. This requires an Internet connection to your computer. When you are not near your computer, you use mobile devices with an Internet connection to search for information. Most of the mobile devices lacks internet facility or does not support internet.

Then can you use Google search on your mobile phones even if you don’t have internet facility? Yes, you can use Google SMS for your phone.

The Google SMS search works similar to web search engine on your phone. You can get cricket scores, train schedules & ticket status, horoscopes, movie showtimes, restaurant information etc. through text SMS on your phone. You don’t have to pay a premium charge for any of this, just the price of a standard SMS. Simply send your search query by SMS to 9-77-33-00000 and Google will send you results back by SMS immediately.

This is really helpful if you are at unknown place and need to find places to hang out or restaurants to eat.

Save 9-77-33-00000 on your phonebook for quick and easy access to Google SMS. All GSM/CDMA mobile operator networks are supported such as Aircel, Airtel, BPL, BSNL, Idea, Reliance, Spice, Tata, and Vodafone. Remember, incoming messages from Google are not charged.

Google SMS search turns your mobile into internet enabled mobile for sure. You can read more about it here.

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