Vishing joins phishing as security threat

Wednesday, 12 July 2006, 1:08 PM EST

Just as Internet surfers have gotten wise to the fine art of phishing, along comes a new scam utilizing a new technology.

Creative thieves are now switching their efforts to "vishing," which uses Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phones instead of a misdirected Web link to steal user information.

At internetnews.com

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