Author: M Salman Nadeem

Social Engineering What is Baiting

Social Engineering: What is baiting?

What is baiting? A “lucky winner” gets a free digital audio player. In fact, this offer compromises any computer it is plugged to – No so lucky huh !!  This...

Social Engineering: What is Phishing?

Phishing (pronounced “fishing”) is a kind of identity theft that is growing in popularity amongst hackers. By using fraudulent websites and false emails, fake phone calls, and whatnot – perpetrators attempt...

What is pretexting?

Social Engineering: What is Pretexting ?

Pretexting attack is a specific kind of social engineering focused on creating a good pretext, or a fabricated scenario, that scammers can use to trick their victim into giving up...