The New Phishing: Five ways to avoid vishing hacks

  Are you receiving multiple calls from numbers that seem local or familiar — but aren’t? According to a recent Forbes article, cybersecurity scammers and criminals are now taking a different approach to reach your data. Phishing is very last year — now it’s all about vishing. A portmanteau of voice and phishing, vishing uses phone calls through an Internet telephone service (VoIP) to target victims directly rather than using more impersonal technology.    In a vishing scam, attackers will call employees with a ruse or pretext in order to convince the employee into an action such as clicking a file sent in a phishing engagement or providing sensitive information…