Spear phishing at scale: A new era of AI fueled attacks where social engineering, social media, AI tools, and micro-targeting converge.
Social engineering attacks are a type of cybercrime designed to exploit human weakness by using psychological manipulation to trick individuals into divulging sensitive information or performing actions that may be against their own interests. Financially motivated, the goal of these attacks is usually to gain access to confidential information or systems that the threat actors can then leverage for fraudulent or malicious purposes.
This post shares a few highly effective social engineering examples using micro-targeting techniques based on LinkedIn profile attributes.
From novice hackers to complex cybercriminal networks, see how attackers build detailed profiles of their social engineering attack targets.
Social engineering prevention basics: Learn what it is, the red flags of an attack, and how your personal digital habits create organizational risks.
Social engineering attacks are a type of cybercrime that human weakness by using psychological manipulation to trick individuals.
Threat Alert: Active PayPal payment request scam uses social engineering to exploit users and evade detection without the use of a link.
This is the first article of a three-part series where we examine phishing attacks that faded from popularity but are now resurging — in particular, malicious Office documents.
Phishing remains a top cyber threat. Sophisticated scams are very easy to execute and highly profitable. Here are the top phishing trends in 2020 to watch.
The rapid growth and popularity of social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter has wrought a seismic and lasting change to the Internet. The Web has evolved from a source of static information to a proxy of real world interaction.