In the world of social engineering there are numerous attack vectors. Some involved a lot of technology others contain none at all. Included here is a short list of the most common attack vectors in social engineering. This list will grow with research and contributes from the SE community.
Here is a nice article which talks about common social engineering attack vectors.
The end result with any social engineering attack is the same… loss of data. The solution is also the same – being aware, educated and