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It is an online attack phenomena that occurs when a scammer pretends to be a trusted institution or an individual to trick people into revealing their sensitive personal information (PII)  like the Social Security Numbers (SSNs), banking details, passwords and more often via a malware link that is disguised as legitimate. Phone phishing has been very popular, also known as the telephone scam or vishing/voice phishing. It refers to the practice of using fraudulent and malicious phone calls or voice calls for extorting money or sensitive information from the victims.

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