This tricky new email campaign cons YOU into calling scammers
Aug 31, 2021 • KimKomando
Scammers sometimes use targeted emails to draw you into a malicious website, called phishing. This is just one way they target you.
By leaving voice messages on your mobile phone, scammers will also try to trick you into sending them your personal information. This type of scam is called vishing, and it has become more widespread in recent months.
But several new occurrences of these scams are taking a different approach. Cybercriminals are now so confident in their ability that they get you to call them. This is how it works and what to do to stay safe.
WARNING! Do not call the number. It’s a vishing scam. Vishing means a “voice phishing” attack. In vishing attacks, cybercriminals impersonate trusted entities and trick people into sharing valuable data.
According to Kaspersky Lab, the scammers will try to convince you to reveal banking details or personal information. This is allegedly so they can track the order or cancel it…