By: Jeremy Smith (ISACA Cybersecurity Fundamentals, CompTIA A+, Security+)
Publication: The Nebraska Banker, Jan/Feb 2019
At this point, vishing scammers had already installed remote software on her PC and were attempting to have her purchase Google Play Store prepaid cards and send them the codes so the "problem" with her "account" would be "fixed." In response, the plug was pulled, the hard drive destroyed and passwords were changed. A diploma from the school of close calls was earned that day. If only my aunt knew – if only she had been "patched!"