Latest Vishing Stories
BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyber criminals often use a tactic called phishing to trick PC users into sharing bank account logins, Social Security numbers, credit card numbers and other valuable information.
Phishing scams are making the leap from email to the worldâ€™s voice systems, and a team of researchers in the Georgia Tech College of Computing has found a way to tag fraudulent calls with a digital â€œfingerprintâ€ that will help separate legitimate calls from phone scams.
NORWALK, Conn., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Affinion Security Center, a leading provider of identity theft protection, detection and resolution services, announced today the results of its annual tax and employment identity theft survey.
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SEATTLE, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- WatchGuard Technologies Highlights / News Facts: Strong Growth of VoIP Makes it a Target - Recently published reports predict that nearly 75 percent of corporate phone lines will be using Voice over IP (VoIP) in the next two years; expectations are that half of small-to-medium sized businesses and two-thirds of all enterprise organizations will be using VoIP.
Phishing, Vishing and Unscrupulous Tax Preparers Pose a Threat NORWALK, Conn., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Tax time will unfortunately bring more than a refund check to many taxpayers this year.
National Consumer Protection Week is ideal time to safeguard personal information from resourceful thieves TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers need to use all the tools available to proactively fight today's creative, technologically-savvy identity thieves.
Two British inventors have created a device to save phone owners from annoying and malicious phone calls.
ITAC, the Identity Theft Assistance Center, today joined the Federal Trade Commission in urging consumers to be careful regarding e-mails that look as if they come from a financial institution that recently acquired a consumer's bank, savings and loan, or mortgage.
A new scam intent on stealing personal information is gaining popularity. The scheme, called vishing, has recently targeted people in Richmond's 804 area code.
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