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Crucial Tech Podcast with John Wilson: Hybridized Vishing Attacks

Posted on September 9, 2022 | Infrastructure and Data Protection , Data Protection

In Cyber Protection Magazine’s Crucial Tech podcast, John Wilson delves into the latest research from Agari and PhishLabs by Fortra

John explains how criminals use hybrid vishing techniques to trick people into sharing passwords or bank details and what vulnerabilities they exploit when targeting Microsoft 365 users. 

Originally published in Cyber Protection Magazine


“Hybrid vishing scams work enormously well according to John Wilson, senior fellow for threat research at Agari, a research division within the cybersecurity company Fortra. Wilson reported that this type of scam has increased 550% year on year. Most of that increase happened in the first half of the year.”

Listen to the full podcast here

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