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Theft of bank account information : after phishing, here are the vishing

More than 30 million euros have been scammed this year in the Uk via the technique of " vishing ". Three times more than in 2013. But what is the "vishing"

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Theft of bank account information : after phishing, here are the vishing

More than 30 million euros have been scammed this year in the Uk via the technique of " vishing ". Three times more than in 2013. But what is the "vishing" ?

Among the robbers of the bank data also, there are modes. There has been one of the phishing(or spear phishing) : in an email, one was pretending to be from your bank or an e-commerce site in order to attract you to a fake site, where you were required to disclose confidential data. Only here, internet users are increasingly wary of this kind of mails, often full of mistakes, the trend is now to vishing (or voice phishing) : you receive now a phone call away.

"epic proportions"

There also, it pretends to be an employee of your bank, or even a police officer, you are made to believe that your account has been hacked and you are asked for your personal data, or it convinces you to transfer your money to another account.

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by using this technique, almost 24 million pounds, or some 30 million euros, have been scammed in the Uk this year, tells the Guardian.com. Three times more than in 2013. An information campaign has been launched by the agency in charge of the prevention of fraud on means of payment, which explains in the article that the problem "has taken on epic proportions".

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