Social Engineering a General Approach

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Valerica GREAVU-SERBAN; Oana SERBAN;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Inforec Association
  • Journal: Informatica Economica, volume 18, issue 2, pages 5-14 (issn: 1453-1305, eissn: 1842-8088)
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  • Subject: Trust | Computer engineering. Computer hardware | Confidence | Staff Training | Sensitive Information | Social Engineering, Persuasion, Trust, Risk, Sensitive Information, Online Security, Confidence, Manipulation, Attack, Staff Training | Bibliography. Library science. Information resources | Persuasion | Social Engineering | Attack | Risk | Z | Manipulation | Online Security | TK7885-7895

Social engineering is considered to be a taboo subject in nowadays society. It involves the use of social skills or to obtain usernames, passwords, credit card data, or to compromise or altering the information and systems of an entity. Social engineering methods are nu... View more
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