Social Engineering

Five worthy reads: Congratulations! You have just been socially engineered

Five worthy reads is a regular column on five noteworthy items we’ve discovered while researching trending and timeless topics. In this edition, we’ll learn about social engineering, its types, its evolution, and how to avoid falling victim to a social engineering attack. Kevin David Mitnick is considered one of the most famous social engineers among the IT community. Kevin is now a top cybersecurity speaker and a best-selling author.

Social Engineering Attacks and How to Prevent Them

Threat actors are employing more advanced social engineering techniques with ever increasing frequency. All sectors are open to attacks with the financial and reputational losses being significant. Exploiting human nature is not new. The methods used by hackers are getting more sophisticated and they are becoming better at manipulating human behaviour. This guide to social engineering will help you.

Tales from a Social Engineer - Romance Scams

Internet dating is a great thing. No longer are you reliant on bumping into that future special someone in a bar, at the workplace, or in the local coffee shop. As humans, our world has never been so connected, our reach so vast and now even finding love the same is true. Firstly, let’s just start by accepting internet dating is a thing and has been a thing before the world went into various states of lockdown, it has been around pretty much since the widespread use of the internet itself.