Voice Phishing or “Vishing”

Phishing is typically associated with malicious emails, but it’s critical to know that voice phishing — also known as “vishing” — is also a strategy that cyber criminals use. Vishing involves the use of deceptive phone calls to steal sensitive information — and it’s starting to become a huge problem for organizations and individuals.

According to First Orion, almost 46% percent of all US mobile traffic will be scam calls in 2019. That is a troubling statistic.  This short video aims to educate users about voice phishing. It explains what it is, how to recognize an attack, and what best practices to follow when receiving unsolicited phone calls.

Teach employees how vishing works and what should be done to avoid being a victim.

Duration: 2 minutes 25 seconds

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