Expert Insight On Vishing attacks

Caller ID spoofing represents a growing problem for organizations and individuals, with more than 13,000 people having been confirmed as victims of government impersonation attempts during 2019 alone. We spoke with Danny Thompson, SVP of market and product strategy at apexanalytix on this threat, who has extensive experience working with large companies to mitigate risks like business email compromise and vishing.

Danny Thompson , SVP of Market and Product Strategy,  APEX Analytix
May 20, 2020
Anxiety in the call recipient is raised by the threat of the reported fraud attempt.
A scammer calls pretending to be from your bank’s fraud department and suggests a fraudulent transaction or fraudulent attempt has been made to intercept a payment. The visher provides just enough information to appear legitimate, for example, they may pick up the name and last 4 digits of a bank account number from a credit card receipt. They may even replace the caller ID with the phone number ....
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