Text message phishing attack

A spear-phishing attack is currently happening with multiple people receiving a text message of the following:

Hi (your first name), how are you?? Text me back as soon as you see my message. Phillip Kambic

Screenshot of the message:

If you have received this message please delete and do not respond

Please let this raise awareness that phishing attacks can come from any form of communication, not just email.

Thank you for staying alert and helping keep Riverside’s networks safe.