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Vishing and Toll Fraud – VoIP Vulnerability

Vishing and Toll Fraud

Vishing is quite similar to the term Phishing and it means collecting private information over the telephone system.

In the technical language the terminology of phishing is a recent addition. The main concept behind phishing is that –mail is sent to user by an attacker. The e-mail looks like a form of ethical business. The user is requested to confirm her/his info or data by entering that data on the web page, such as his/her “social security number”, even “bank or credit card account” number, “birth date”, or mother’s name. The attacker can then take this information provided by the user for unethical purposes.

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