Vishing, a portmanteau of “voice” and “Phishing is a form of cyber attack where attackers masquerade as trustworthy entities to deceive individuals into revealing sensitive information, like passwords or credit card numbers. Typically conducted via email, the attacker lures the victim with a fabricated message urging them to take action, such as clicking on a link. These malicious links often lead...,” is a form of Social engineering in cybersecurity refers to the manipulation of individuals to divulge confidential information or perform specific actions that compromise security. Instead of exploiting technical vulnerabilities, attackers target human weaknesses, such as trust or fear. Techniques include phishing, where attackers use deceptive emails to trick recipients into providing sensitive data or clicking malicious links. Vishing,... attack where fraudsters use the telephone to deceive individuals into providing sensitive information, conducting specific actions, or transferring money. The attackers often pose as representatives from banks, technical support, government agencies, or other organizations that might have a legitimate reason to contact the victim. By leveraging a sense of urgency or exploiting fear, they manipulate victims into sharing personal details, financial data, or even credentials. Vishing scams have been known to involve caller ID spoofing, which makes the incoming call appear to be from a trusted entity. Like other social engineering techniques, the primary objective is to prey on human psychology and behavior. As with other phishing methods, awareness and caution are the best defenses against vishing: always verify unexpected or suspicious phone calls, especially if the caller is requesting sensitive information or urgent action.