Vishing Financial Institutions

Social-Engineer, LLC (SECOM) actively works with financial institutions to test and give guidance on their employees’ resilience…

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Your Security Awareness May Be Failing to Be Effective – Here’s Why

Every year, billions are being spent globally on security awareness training. Yet, close to 60% of all the breaches we see are…

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The Social Engineering Code of Ethics

Imagine you receive an email from your boss saying that there’s a new promotion at work. All you must do is log into the secure portal…

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Business Email Compromise Fraud: Social Engineering News

Business Email Compromise (BEC), a type of phishing fraud, consistently tops the FBIs list of most financially damaging online crimes.…

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Dispelling Body Language Myths

Written by Christopher Hadnagy and Dr. Abbie Maroño There is no denying the appeal of body-language focused blogs, particularly those…

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The Point (and Click) of Phishing Exercises

When we speak with companies about performing phishing tests, one of the most common responses is “We know a lot of people will click,…

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SMiShing in Social Engineering News

SMiShing uses SMS (Short Message Service) as the attack vector. The attacker’s objective is to trick the target into installing…

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Defending Against Vishing: Is It Really Possible?

Vishing, a word that was entered into the Oxford Dictionary in 2015, defines what we call “voice phishing”. Using the telephone to…

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The FBI Told Me: Analyzing the FBI’s Cyber Crime Report

When you are a vendor who provides a valuable service, you look for opportunities to help companies. Sometimes, a vendor’s claims can…

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Vishing (Voice Phishing) in Social Engineering News

A new report by Mutare reveals costly and pervasive shortcomings in enterprise security protections against voice network attacks,…

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