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Social Engineering: What is Tailgating?

What is tailgating? An attacker seeking entry to a restricted area, where access is unattended or controlled by electronic access control.  If your organization has more than one door or...

Social engineering: Quid Pro Quo attacks

Quid Pro Quo Attacks promise a benefit in exchange for information. The benefit usually takes the form of a service, whereas with baiting it takes the form of a good....

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...

What is Social Engineering ?

All humans make mistakes. One of the most intriguing findings from IBM’s “Cyber Security Intelligence Index” is that 95 percent of all security incidents involve human error. Many of these are...

11 tips on how to avoid social engineering schemes

Following are several tips on how to avoid social engineering schemes. These steps won’t prevent your account from getting compromised if a service provider falls for a social engineering hack and...