Social Engineering in Real-World Computer Attacks

From SAN’s Internet Storm Center:

Why bother breaking down the door if you can simply ask to be let in? Social engineering works, both during penetration testing and as part of real-world attacks. This note explores how attackers are using social engineering to compromise computer defenses.

  • Starting in the Physical World
  • Malware Installation Tricks
  • Targeted Attack Tricks

More on above in http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=7465

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