FBI warns of ‘vishing’ attacks

by admin January 22, 2008 at 2:56 pm

Mobile users duped into revealing bank details

The FBI is warning of a dramatic increase in the number of so-called ‘vishing’ attacks that entice mobile phone users into giving up personal banking details.

Vishing works in much the same way as phishing. An email or text message is sent to a user asking them to call the target bank to reactivate a credit or debit card.

Read more: vnunet.com