Sunday, November 16, 2008

Eight Social Engineering Tactics

CSO had an article recently with some common social engineering tactics. Some of these are old, some of these are new, but the article still points out the importance of these low-tech attacks.

Read on for more details:
  1. Ten degrees of separation
  2. Learning your corporate language
  3. Borrowing your 'hold' music
  4. Phone-number spoofing
  5. Using the news against you
  6. Abusing faith in social networking sites
  7. Typo Squatting
  8. Using FUD to affect the stock market


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