The Social Engineering Framework

The Social Engineering Framework is a searchable information resource for people wishing to learn more about the psychological, physical and historical aspects of social engineering. Please use the index below to find a topic that interests you.

Framework Sections

Section Articles

General Discussion

Welcome to the Social Engineering Framework. This is a work in progress, and will continue to be updated as attack methods adapt and change with the times. We feel it contains some of the most current scientific, technical and psychological information on the topic of social engineering today. Our goal is to create a repository of information for the security professional, penetration tester or enthusiast to learn and be armed with the most commonly used attack vectors today.

– The SE Team


NOTE: The information contained inside this framework is intended for use during a professional social engineering audit. Each reader will need to be aware of their locations legal boundaries in regards to the tactics mentioned within.