Tag - social engineering is the art of what three things

Whaling

Whaling

In this blog, we are going to discuss  the  Whaling attack that evolved in the last couple of years targeting someone like a top-level executive like a senior executive at a corporation. Whaling attacks have seen a sharp rise and are expected to go up, as according to the [...]

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Baiting

Baiting

In this blog, we are going to discuss Baiting which is a common method of a Social Engineering attack the others include phishing, pretexting, watering holes, quid pro quo and tailgating.  1. What is Baiting? Baiting is Phishing’s devious cousin. As the name suggests, Baiting involves luring an unsuspecting victim with [...]

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Telephone social engineering

HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED: NINJIO SEASON 1, EPISODE 10, TELEPHONE SOCIAL ENGINEERING

HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED: NINJIO SEASON 1, EPISODE 10, TELEPHONE SOCIAL ENGINEERING In Episode 10, a young finance executive is denied a job after his employer tells him that his credit rating is horrible.  He comes to find out that this was due to an identity theft issue originated by [...]

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