Social Engineering: A Means To Violate A Computer System

by Malcolm Allen
Sept. 1, 2017 1 comment SANS Institute Pen Testing & Audits social engineering

Social Engineering' is a threat, often overlooked but regularly exploited; to take advantage of what has long been considered the 'weakest link' in the security chain of an organization -- the 'human factor'. The following real-life story is a classic illustration of this:

https://www.sans.org/reading-room/whitepapers/engineering/social-engineering-means-violate-comput...

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negrii_irina88 4 months, 3 weeks ago

can't imagine that my intimacy could be violated and compromised..safety measures are mandatory for everyone

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