Before I would begin , I know few of you would have these questions.
What is Social Engineering?
In simplest terms its gaining trust and misleading users.
Well..Does it really work?
Can the smartest people be easily mislead?
the answer is YES!!
Kevin Mitnick the famous hacker said that "SE helped him a lot to gain access to most critical systems".
If so, Are we protected?
In this world where we all are connected through internet.Banking, stocks, sport updates,Face book,Twitter, everything is connected.As we are depeneding on computers for our daily work, even computers are depended on us.The more we depend the more vulberable we become. The attackers / creators mislead users by some means and gain access to the systems whichleads to financial loss.
SE in Email:
I'm sure we all would have received emails like I'm the only descendant of a rich African who recently passed...