Social Engineering

Social Engineering, in the context of information security, refers to psychological manipulation of people into performing actions or divulging confidential information. A type of confidence trick for the purpose of information gathering, fraud, or system access.

Social Engineer uses different methods like …

  • Phone-based Spoofing.
  • Vishing.
  • Web-based Phishing.
  • Email-based Phishing.
  • Attempts to gain physical access to the premises.
  • USB Drops (physical based).
  • Obtaining records, files, equipment, sensitive information, network access, etc.
  • Attempts to garner information to permit unauthorized network access.

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