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Social Engineering Attacks - Antivirus Software - About.com
Everyone is a potential target and anyone who uses the Web risks social engineering attacks each time they open their email or browse to a website.
http://antivirus.about.com/od/securitytips/tp/socialengineeringattacks.htm
Social Engineering - Top Five Reasons People Fall Victim to Social ...
To avoid becoming thei next victim of a social engineering attack, you must learn to filter through the available clues and make the right decisions. To help you ...
http://antivirus.about.com/od/securitytips/tp/socialengineeringexcuses.htm
Spear Phishing: Targeted Social Engineering Attacks
Press releases and news articles can contain enough information for social engineers to compose a plausible sounding email targeting a specific business ...
http://antivirus.about.com/od/emailscams/a/Spear-Phishing.htm
Definition of Social Engineering - Identity Theft - About.com
Social engineering techniques are considered con games which are performed by con artists. The targets of social engineering may never realize they have ...
http://idtheft.about.com/od/glossary/g/Social_Engineer.htm
Social Engineering: Methods Enterprises can Use to Minimize Risks
Social engineering is on the rise today and no company or organization is immune to this very real threat. While most people are aware of this problem, not  ...
http://mobiledevices.about.com/od/additionalresources/a/Social-Engineering-Methods-Enterprises-Can-Use-To-Minimize-Risks.htm
Enterprise Social Engineering FAQ - Mobile Devices - About.com
Social engineering is a common technique used in order to gain unauthorized access into office establishments, systems and the company's sensitive data, ...
http://mobiledevices.about.com/od/additionalresources/f/Enterprise-Social-Engineering-FAQ.htm
What is Social Engineering? - Mobile Devices - About.com
The concept of social engineering has been present since the advent of the Internet. However, with the advancement in technology and the resulting entry of  ...
http://mobiledevices.about.com/od/glossary/g/What-Is-Social-Engineering.htm
5 Common Strategies Employed by Social Engineers - Mobile Devices
Social engineering, while always present in some way or another, has now taken a very serious turn, leading to infiltration of sensitive corporate data, thereby ...
http://mobiledevices.about.com/od/additionalresources/tp/5-Common-Strategies-Employed-By-Social-Engineers.htm
What are Social Engineering Attacks? - Antivirus Software - About.com
Oct 10, 2008 ... A social engineering attack is one in which the intended victim is somehow tricked into doing the attacker's bidding. An example would be ...
http://antivirus.about.com/b/2008/10/10/what-are-social-engineering-attacks.htm
Protect Yourself from Social Engineering
A look at some common social engineering attacks, and how to protect yourself.
http://bizsecurity.about.com/od/informationsecurity/a/Protect-Yourself-From-Social-Engineering.htm
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