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Social Engineering Series

Introducing the Social Engineering Series

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OVERVIEW

Social Engineering is the exploitation of people by manipulating them to divulge their personal information. The social engineer will make it seem as if they are one of your trusted contacts or like they are a part of a service provider company to get you to disclose private passwords, social security, medical history, etc.The hacker takes advantage of this scam to infiltrate your network and gain financial compensation. It is very important that you educate yourself on online security and how to avoid this happening to you.

Over the next few months we will be exploring different types of social engineering in a multi-part series.