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tsirhCdneM | End User Security Awareness | 1 Hour | Module 3

By: Raul Pop | Related Course: End User Security Awareness | 1 Hour | Published: June 14, 2017 | Modified: June 14, 2017
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NotepadSocial Engineering

What is Social Engineering


Act of Manipulating people

Not all threats are technical attacks

By manipulating people,attackers can be more successful with less effort

Social Engineering exploits the flaws,people actions,habits,customs and laziness

In this module we will learn to identify and deal with Social Engineering attacks


Social Engineering Types:



Mass E-mails,phone calls,letters, or instant messages send with the intent to deceive you

Typically used to get money,information, or have you install or open a malicious file

E-mails are one of the bigegst sources of attacks we will see at work

Signs of a Phishing E-mail

Request for Money or Information

Unsolicited Attachments

Sense of Urgency

Direct Links to Login Pages

Poor Grammar/Spelling

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