Social Engineering

Social Engineering news, information, and how-to advice

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4 tech nightmares keeping IT leaders up at night

From data breaches to social engineering, there’s plenty to keep tech types tossing and turning

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Denial Syndrome: Users don’t think they'll get hacked

People who spend a good portion of their personal and professional lives online say they care about security and privacy. But most of them don’t act like it

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7 signs your network is being hacked

Comprehensive awareness training for your company’s employees should prevent these scenarios from taking down your network

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Train your users to beat phone scams

'Press 1 to hand us the family jewels' works more often than you might think. A little training can stop this sort of social engineering

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Beware the holiday scams coming to your email inbox

Every year, someone falls for something that's too good to be true. Make sure your users are up to date on the latest social engineering scams this holiday season

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'Tis the season ... of malware

Every year cyber criminals find the time to give out holiday malware, so look out for these pieces of malware coal

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Fake LinkedIn profiles lure unsuspecting users

Hackers create fictional people on LinkedIn to engage in industrial espionage and social engineering attacks

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Get real about user security training

Do you despair that users will never learn to avoid stupid security mistakes that compromise your organization? Maybe you're not spending enough time and effort on training

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Security best practices for users is your first line of defense

End-users are woefully unprepared to deal with phishing scams, social engineering schemes that are the cause of a lot of breaches

How to stick it to Craigslist scammers

Now for something completely different: Here's how to avoid getting scammed on Craigslist and have fun in the process

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4 positive predictions for security in 2015

Sick of the constant drumbeat of data breaches and destructive exploits? There's no magic bullet, but these four measures may help in the coming year

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