Social Engineering

We’ve discussed social engineering elsewhere on the blog and we’ve established that it refers to any type of attack relying on the human factor in order to achieve its goals. But a particular type of social engineering requires a bit more attention that the rest, especially since it’s becoming more and more frequent. CEO fraud, or a scam where the hackers pretend to be the...

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Phishing email refers to the malicious practice of sending a fraudulent email under a false pretext in order to steal someone’s credentials.   What does this mean in laymen terms? How does a phishing email work? Do phishing campaigns target only regular people or companies as well? How can you stay safe from phishing scam? Learn all this and more in our 101 guide on phishing.   Origin of...

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