What Is Vishing?
Vishing (Voice Phishing / Phone Phishing) is the use of false phone calls to cheat people into giving money or showing personal information.
It's a new name for an old problem or telephone scams. Vishing usually requires a criminal representing to realize a trusted institution, company, or government agency.
You may be asked to buy an extended warranty, offered a "free" vacation, told your computer is infected and you need anti-virus software or asked to donate to charity.