In This Issue: “Criminals Target Our Emotions.” The Infosec community gained important perspectives from the 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). Of the 2,013 confirmed breaches, 33% included social attacks. For each statistic, there is a person and a story. In this month’s newsletter, our goal is to shine a spotlight on the victims of social attacks.
In This Issue: “SE Village — 10 Years in Review.” The SEVillage is the epicenter for all things social engineering. On this 10 year anniversary we review everything that has been accomplished.
In This Issue: “Charity Scams are Real – How Low Will They Go to Exploit a Tragedy?” Find out how cyber criminals monetize tragedy and exploit human emotions.
In This Issue: “A Beginner’s Insight Into Vishing.” How can someone become a successful visher? Social-Engineer recently hired two team members who have been accumulating tremendous success. We interviewed them and we are sharing their insights with you in this newsletter.
During peak filing season scammers work overtime, using fake emails, websites, and spoofed phone numbers, hoping to steal our identity and money. When it comes to phishing and vishing tax scams, what should you be on the lookout for?
In This Issue: “A Path to Social Engineering.” What can introverts do to learn to be successful social engineers? Find out how one introvert made the journey and the lessons he learned on the way.
When you think of a social engineer do you picture a charming, socialite type? A person who can influence and talk to anyone with very little effort? That does sound like a very effective SE. So, is there a place for an introverted social engineer? In this blog find out why Introversion is not a barrier to being a professional social engineer.
In This Issue: “Smile, Facial Recognition in Use.” Facial recognition software has been growing in popularity with companies and government agencies throughout the world. Can this technology be easily circumvented and used maliciously through social engineering techniques?