Worrying development with revolut - maybe others

I received a text from ‘revolut’ today, telling me my account was locked and I needed to verify. So far so normal.

Except it is far from normal - I use phone number quarantine - my finance phone number is only given to finance institutions. Literally (in the actual sense, not the millennial) nobody else has it. Even my SO doesn’t know it.

So as far as I can surmise, revolut have been hacked. The hackers know your contact details. Be very aware.

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Sounds scary. Can someone from @Revolut comment on this post???

Way too much effort needed for it.
You can easily generate phone numbers, upload to your contacts and have the Revolut app tell you which of them are Revolut users (unless the user disabled that)

I don’t allow that feature

Scammers just send text messages to random phone numbers. So it is very unlikely Revolut is hacked, it is more likely scammers have ‘guessed’ your phone number.
I quite often receive text messages from a ‘bank’ I am not a customer with.

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Verify how? By entering some shady website?

yep. it’s since been taken down