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Companies can protect employees from phishing schemes through a combination of training, secure email gateways and filtering technologies. But what protects workers from phone-based voice phishing (vishing) scams, like the kind that recently targeted GoDaddy and a group of cryptocurrency platforms that use the Internet domain registrar service?

Experts indicate that there are few easy answers, but organizations intent on putting a stop to such activity may have to push for more secure forms of verification, escalation procedures for sensitive requests, and better security awareness of account support staffers and other lower-level employees.

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