Out-of-band verification is the practice of using already verified methods of communication.
From phishing to social engineering, scammers continue to refine their techniques and dedicate resources towards making their texts, emails, and phone calls as realistic as possible.
It can feel daunting to navigate this environment; however, using out-of-band verification can greatly reduce your risk of fraud.
Out-of-band verification is the practice of using already verified methods of communication such as known phone numbers, previously used email chains, or company websites to verify any requests you receive. Though it is easy for a fraudster to send out messages impersonating someone else, it is significantly more difficult for them to intercept legitimate lines of communication. No matter how good their disguise may be, a simple phone call verifying a request can stop a potential scam in its tracks.
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