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New Security Threat - Vishing

By this point most people are familiar with the term phishing, or fraud committed via email trickery. While telephone fraud is common place and a lot older than phishing, it has taken a modern form. Scammers are now using VoIP and common telemarketing technology to commit fairly sophisticated telephone fraud. This technique is known as vishing. This article has one person's first hand account of a vishing scam.