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5 Common Strategies Employed by Social Engineers

 
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Social engineering, while always present in some way or another, has now taken a very serious turn, leading to infiltration of sensitive corporate data, thereby rendering individuals and companies vulnerable to hack attacks, malware and generally breaking down enterprise security and privacy. The main aim of the social engineer is to hack into the system; steal passwords and/or confidential company data and install malware; with intent to damage the company’s reputation or make profits by employing these illegal methods. Here are some of the commonest strategies used by social engineers to accomplish their mission. More….

 

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