What is Social Engineering? How Does it Work?

Cyberattacks often use social engineering to trick people into disclosing confidential information. Instead of hacking, it exploits human psychology. An attacker first gathers information about their target to determine their behavior and vulnerabilities. After gathering this information, the attacker approaches the target as a trusted person or authority figure. By using their trust and authority, … Continue reading What is Social Engineering? How Does it Work?