This is what we know about the ÄLFÑ SMS that many received
Dozens of users on social networks reported the presence of the same message on their mobile devices
Amid the confusion that the coronavirus, in social networks You can find information of all kinds related to the disease. During the night of last Thursday, the attention of the users deviated after a chain of messages with the letters report was reportedÄLFÑ’.
In Twitter, dozens of users indicated having received several text messages of different national numbers on their cell phones with the four mysterious letters. Most did not know what it was about, and the uncertainty increased when several related it to the crisis due to the Covid-19.
– karely (@kareloredo) April 3, 2020
No one found the information in Google about it, but among the comments in Twitter, it was highlighted that the presence of the mysterious message ‘ÄLFÑ’Came from the companies Telcel and AT’ amp; T in different cities of the country such as CDMX, Jalisco and Monterrey.
The SMS they came from different national numbers, but they matched a pattern of two messages on average every hour. Later the SSP Sonora Cybernetic Unit He was able to explain the situation, although users did not get the answer they needed.
If you receive an SMS message with these characters # ÄLFÑ Do not be alarmed, apparently it is a failure in the cell phone provider QBOCEL is affecting users of the other mobile phone companies in Mexico with these shipments. pic.twitter.com/0LiLNFc2Ui
– SSP Sonora Cybernetic Unit (@cibersonora) April 3, 2020
According to Twitter of the Sonora Cyber Police, everything was generated by a supplier failure QBOcel. The automated message service of the telecommunications company had an error, and that caused users to receive the text ‘ÄLFÑ’.
Hey net, these messages from ALFÑ or ÄLFÑ never stop coming to me, seriously I was already scared, I don’t even want to open them, I deleted them all and I got another one right away. Help pic.twitter.com/u82GWIJYha
– Laura (@SoLauTello) April 3, 2020
– Britney pelona. (@ rodrigoacostal2) April 3, 2020