Recently, the FBI warned of an increase in vishing attempts across the nation. Vishing is a scam done by phone by which the attackers pose to be a legitimate organization in need of personal information such as passwords, banking numbers, etc. Follow these tips to help prevent you and Concordia from being a victim of vishing attacks:
- Never give out personal info like passwords, credit card numbers, routing numbers, or driver’s license numbers to unknown individuals.
- If an unknown caller asks you to go to a website, confirm the legitimacy of the website first.
- Report any unusual phone calls and the associated phone numbers for calls you have received as a CSP employee, especially if they ask for personally identifiable information. You can report these calls to the Help Desk at 651-641-8866.