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
Content tagged: phishing
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.
Heck, most intelligent IT Admins won’t click on the link to “See Britney Naked” or “Adjust your Bank of America Account” because they know it is phishing.
But comes in the “new and improved shiny phishing”. These social engineers have done their homework.
The History of Scams Through the Ages… AND Social Engineering Your Policy
It brings to light some very interesting facts…. malicious social engineers are looking at what is “bothering” people and then offering information and/or solutions if “you just click here.” Everything from money help for the economic woes people are experiencing right down to cures for the H1N1 Virus. It makes a further valid point, that the users are the ones who are to blame.
We have been collecting interesting articles and stories from around the Internet that have to do with Social Engineering. This is the start of a blog thread devoted to these stories and what we can learn from them.
We wanted to create a place where professional social engineers can meet and share information with industry expert on deception detection, interrogation, neuro lingustic programming, elicitation and pretexting. Not just from one angle but how all these different aspects can be utilized in different parts of life.