Social engineering emails

Social engineering emails use tactics designed to make the targets trust that they are genuine and do as they request within a short period of time. Social engineering emails do not normally use malware but are still successful in stealing sensitive details and money from users. The emails are designed in such a way that they sound absolutely believable. Their advantage over malicious emails is that corporate organizations have been adopting security products within their organizations designed to prevent malware in emails from executing or infecting the hosts. However, there is no security product designed to protect a user from social engineering. Social engineers are especially talented in the art of convincing ...

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