Day 2 focuses on advanced preparation tactics, information gathering, pretexting and elicitation – all tools of the professional social engineer.
Content tagged: phishing
In This Issue: “Virus Propagation via Social Engineering.” In this article, we discuss three social engineering techniques used by malware propagators, deceit by curiosity, deceit by fear and deceit by trust.
When HP made their announcement last week followed by the announcement that there would be a massive reduction in their pricing for their tablets every tablet junkie on earth was clicking their refresh button at amazing speeds. While most tablet junkies started to get excited, so did the social engineers.
10 Holiday Scams To Watch Out For… AND What is the role you play in your family?
The Social Engineer toolkit has quickly become a tool used by many professional penetration testers all over the world. With over 1 million downloads we are always receiving some excellent feedback and ideas for improvements and additions.
Even armed with this knowledge there are some things we must be aware of to avoid falling prey to a scam that can lead to identity theft. It is not private knowledge that 100 million surveys are being sent this week. You know it, I know it and all malicious scammers and social engineers know it too. Be aware of these attacks
Social Engineering for the Rest of Us: Protection for Humans… AND Oxytocin the “Trust” Hormone.
While searching for the new Apple “magical” device don’t get caught falling for the magic tricks of malicious social engineers.