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What is social engineering attack?

Social engineering happens when hackers or scammers exploits on human vulnerability to gain crucial information.

They manipulate victims into exposing personal or important data which in other words also mean it would lead to them performing an act which would lead to breach of security.

What are the types of social engineering attack?

  • Baiting

  • Business Email Compromise (BEC)

  • Phishing (Email, SMS, Whatsapp)

  • Pretexting

  • Scareware

  • Tailgating

I would share more in depth details about the types of social engineering attack in my next post.

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