Tag - social engineering sociology

Phishing attacks

Antivirus Tools Can’t Stop Phishing Attacks

Phishing attacks have been a pressing issue due to their success rate.  Antivirus tools /anti-virus software can identify known threats and contain them, however, when using social engineering tactics, like pushing or spear-phishing attacks, malware can bypass anti-virus technologies and it can take hours for antivirus technology vendors to [...]

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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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