vishing

What you need to know about Vishing:

  • E-mails are sent, asking for updated information all designed to entice you to send personal data.
  • A toll-free number is provided where a con artist will demand that you provide personal details.

How to protect yourself against Vishing:

  • Be suspicious when receiving phone calls or e-mails from individuals asking you to call and provide your personal information.
  • Offer to call them back after you have confirmed the phone call or e-mail is legit. When calling back, be sure to use the company’s published customer service number not the number they provided.