Mobile Threat Catalogue

SMS Spam


Threat Category: Carrier Interoperability

ID: CEL-41

Threat Description: Sending of unsolicited Short Message Service (SMS) messages to cellular service subscriber.

Threat Origin

Mobile Self Defense 1

Exploit Examples

Not Applicable

CVE Examples

Not Applicable

Possible Countermeasures


  1. K. Nohn, Mobile Self-Defense, presented at 31st Chaos Communication Congress, 27 Dec. 2014; [accessed 8/29/2016]