Once flagged by the FBI and the US banking industry as a potential national security threat, the Social Engineering Village (SEVillage) presents this unprecedented experience, The Human Hacking Conference, now considered a cornerstone educational event in the security industry and sought-out by America’s top corporations and law enforcement agencies. Founded 10 years ago by renowned “human hacking” expert, author, […]
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The Onion, the Internet’s favorite parody news site, was recently the victim of a hack that compromised their corporate Google Accounts as well as their Twitter accounts.
Multi-tiered social engineering attacks are growing in popularity and being executed with devastating results.
The Beat links geo information embedded within Instagram images to Google Streetview. This is then made searchable using tags from Instagram
Apparently the pranksters got through with with less than perfect Brittish accents.
The Citadel is a chimera of the Zeus trojan, ransomware, scareware and social-networking. This trojan is especially malicious. It offers itself up on a drive-by site where it is downloaded to the victim’s computer.
Social-Engineering In The News: It is not everyday that social engineering stories make the news. When we see some that stand out, we want to write about them. We recently saw three stories that stood out as pure social engineering in action.
In This Issue: “The Top 5 Social Engineering Mitigation Tips.” Don’t be the low-hanging fruit. Take the right actions now to create a secure environment.