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vishing social engineering attack

Social Engineering: What is Vishing?

Vishing is a combination of “voice” and “phishing”. It refers to phishing scams done over the phone. Individuals are tricked into revealing critical financial or

smishing social engineering attack

Social Engineering: What is Smishing?

Smishing is a social engineering attack using phishing techniques, but sent by text message instead of email. The name is a combination of SMS and

whaling social engineering attack

Social Engineering: What is Whaling ?

A whaling attack is a social engineering technique involving scam emails imitating senior individual messages to target high-ranking executives. As such, it’s a form of

pretexting social engineering scam

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