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Kali Linux Cookbook - Second Edition by Bob Perciaccante, Corey P. Schultz

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Introduction

Social Engineering is a unique aspect of penetration testing. Social Engineering can be employed through electronic means, as we will see in the upcoming recipes. However, Social Engineering is also used in physical penetration testing and even data gathering. It becomes an art about human nature and cultural norms. We bend well-known natural tendencies to help us accomplish or obtain what we want.

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