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SMS

(1) Short for Systems Management Server, a set of tools from Microsoft that assists in managing PCs connected to a local-area network (LAN). SMS enables a network administrator to create an inventory of all the hardware and software on the network and to store it in an SMS database.

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concatenated SMS

An extension to the short message service (SMS) that allows messages longer than 160 alpha-numeric characters with 7-bit character encoding to be sent using a mobile phone. The longer concatenated SMS text messages are broken down and sent as multiple smaller messages.

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SMS gateway

Definition of the term 'SMS gateway'

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smishing

Short for SMS Phishing, Smishing is a variant of phishing e-mail scams that instead utilizes Short Message Service (SMS) systems to send bogus text messages.

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SMiShing

A compound of 'phishing' and 'SMS'.  SMiShing (SMS phishing) is a type of phishing attack where mobile phone users receive text messages containing a Web site hyperlink, which, if clicked would download a Trojan horse to the mobile phone. The term SMiShing was coined by David Rayhawk in a McAfee Avert Labs blog on August 25, 2006.

Also see the All About Phishing page in the "Did You Know? section of Webopedia for more information, including examples, of phishing.

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PayPal SMS Security Key

A service that enables PayPal customers to use their mobile phones to authenticate transactions through a service that lets customers use SMS messaging to get a randomly generated access code to log into their accounts. The PayPal SMS Security Key is an extension of PayPal's current Security Key service, which uses a hardware token.

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SMSC

Short for Short Message Service (SMS) Center. The SMS center is responsible for routing and regulating the SMS operations of a wireless network.

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text from computer

Text from computer is a feature that allows you to send a text message (also called SMS) to a cellular phone or wireless device on a cellular network from an Internet-connected computer using email.

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chat abbreviation

Used in real-time text-based communications — such as instant messaging, e-mail, online gaming services, chat rooms, discussion boards and mobile phone text messaging (SMS) — chat abbreviations are acronyms and slang terms used to shorten the amount of text you type when chatting online.

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Short Message Service

Abbreviated as SMS, the transmission of short text messages to and from a mobile phone, fax machine and/or IP address. Messages must be no longer than 160 alpha-numeric characters and contain no images or graphics.

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