Wednesday, November 18, 2009


We are all familiar with phishing in cyber crime scenario. But what is vishing? It is nothing but another method of cyber crime technique to gather personal information also known as voice phishing. Vishing is tha act of leveraging a new technology called VoIP or Voice over Internet Protocol in using the telephone system to falsely claim to be a legitimate enterprise in an attempt to scam users into disclosing personal information. Government organisations, financial institutions etc. can be targets of Vishing.

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