Tag: vishing

News and information from the Advent IM team.

Ofcom Orders Crackdown on Fraudulent International Calls

The regulator says that phone companies must automatically block fraudulent calls made through the internet – if they come from abroad but pretend to be UK numbers. Communications regulator Ofcom will ensure millions of potential scam phone calls never reach their target as they oblige phone companies to block fraudulent calls made from overseas. The […]

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#5MinSecurityRead: The scam goes on

Five minutes on the irritant that is vishing. One of the things I have noticed about being permanently remote is the amount of vishing calls I get to my landline (yes, I still have one). Being out and about at events, meetings, speaking engagements etc, means that I would normally miss these calls and so […]

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