Phishing is a common social engineering tactic ever since the early days of computers and the internet. Phishers not only are trying to gain sensitive information like usernames, passwords, and credit card details, but also may look to cause damage and destruction to your data or accounts just for kicks.read more →
Social Engineering attacks can be physical or cyber. One type of physical attack includes Tailgating, and it is not done in a car. Tailgating, in a social engineering sense, is when a person gains unwanted entrance into a facility by using tricks and tactics to fool the employees of that company.
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Binary Defense, a leading provider of Managed Detection and Response (MDR) and Managed Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) services, is happy to announce it has been identified as a Representative Vendor in the Gartner "Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response Services" report.read more →
Considering various types of Social Engineering attacks, realize that all of them can be dangerous and have detrimental effects on the entire organization. Many people believe they know the different kinds of Social Engineering and how to avoid them, but they really only know a few different methods, mostly on the cyber side. While many of these attacks are cyber, there are also plenty that are physical. This week, we will look into the dirty job of dumpster diving and how to prevent it.read more →
Shoulder surfing is something that most people do every day in one way or another. Most of the time, this simple practice is done without the intention of stealing information. This practice can be used for malicious purposes however, so it is important to prevent unwanted parties from viewing confidential information or trade secrets displayed on your screen.read more →
Script kiddies (Skiddies) are often the butt of many jokes from both security professionals and seasoned hackers alike, but they may have finally found a way to become a real threat. Not necessarily an information security risk, like traditional hackers, but a financial risk.read more →