Social Engineering

Social Engineering
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Release Date
Category Computers
Total Pages 416
ISBN 9781118029718
Rating 3/5 from 5 reviews
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The first book to reveal and dissect the technical aspect of many social engineering maneuvers From elicitation, pretexting, influence and manipulation all aspects of social engineering are picked apart, discussed and explained by using real world examples, personal experience and the science behind them to unraveled the mystery in social engineering. Kevin Mitnick—one of the most famous social engineers in the world—popularized the term “social engineering.” He explained that it is much easier to trick someone into revealing a password for a system than to exert the effort of hacking into the system. Mitnick claims that this social engineering tactic was the single-most effective method in his arsenal. This indispensable book examines a variety of maneuvers that are aimed at deceiving unsuspecting victims, while it also addresses ways to prevent social engineering threats. Examines social engineering, the science of influencing a target to perform a desired task or divulge information Arms you with invaluable information about the many methods of trickery that hackers use in order to gather information with the intent of executing identity theft, fraud, or gaining computer system access Reveals vital steps for preventing social engineering threats Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking does its part to prepare you against nefarious hackers—now you can do your part by putting to good use the critical information within its pages.

Social Engineering
  • Author : Christopher Hadnagy
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-11-29

The first book to reveal and dissect the technical aspect of many social engineering maneuvers From elicitation, pretexting, influence and manipulation all aspects of social engineering are picked apart, discussed and explained by using real world examples, personal experience and the science behind them to unraveled the mystery in social

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Social Engineering
  • Author : Christopher Hadnagy
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-06-25

Harden the human firewall against the most current threats Social Engineering: The Science of Human Hacking reveals the craftier side of the hacker’s repertoire—why hack into something when you could just ask for access? Undetectable by firewalls and antivirus software, social engineering relies on human fault to gain

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Social Engineering
  • Author : Michael Erbschloe
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-29

This book analyzes of the use of social engineering as a tool to hack random systems and target specific systems in several dimensions of society. It shows how social engineering techniques are employed well beyond what hackers do to penetrate computer systems. And it explains how organizations and individuals can

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Social Engineering Penetration Testing
  • Author : Gavin Watson,Andrew Mason,Richard Ackroyd
  • Publisher : Syngress
  • Release Date : 2014-04-11

Social engineering attacks target the weakest link in an organization's security human beings. Everyone knows these attacks are effective, and everyone knows they are on the rise. Now, Social Engineering Penetration Testing gives you the practical methodology and everything you need to plan and execute a social engineering penetration test

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Practical Social Engineering
  • Author : Joe Gray
  • Publisher : No Starch Press
  • Release Date : 2021-01-13

An ethical introduction to social engineering, an attack technique that leverages psychology, deception, and publicly available information to breach the defenses of a human target in order to gain access to an asset. Social engineering is key to the effectiveness of any computer security professional. Practical Social Engineering teaches you

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Learn Social Engineering
  • Author : Dr. Erdal Ozkaya
  • Publisher : Packt Publishing Ltd
  • Release Date : 2018-04-30

This book will equip you with a holistic understanding of 'social engineering'. It will help you to avoid and combat social engineering attacks by giving you a detailed insight into how a social engineer operates. The book covers topics from baiting, phishing, and spear phishing, to pretexting and scareware.

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Books  Buildings and Social Engineering
  • Author : Alistair Black,Simon Pepper,Kaye Bagshaw
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-05-15

Public libraries have strangely never been the subject of an extensive design history. Consequently, this important and comprehensive book represents a ground-breaking socio-architectural study of pre-1939 public library buildings. A surprisingly high proportion of these urban civic buildings remain intact and present an increasingly difficult architectural problem for many communities.

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Understanding Social Engineering Based Scams
  • Author : Markus Jakobsson
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-09-13

This book describes trends in email scams and offers tools and techniques to identify such trends. It also describes automated countermeasures based on an understanding of the type of persuasive methods used by scammers. It reviews both consumer-facing scams and enterprise scams, describing in-depth case studies relating to Craigslist scams

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Social Engineering
  • Author : Adam Podgórecki,Jon Alexander,Rob Shields
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release Date : 1996

Social engineering in the 20th century has brought about some large-scale changes in society, often the result of visionary social projects, and plans designed on a grand and ideal scale. Such plans have often extracted terrible human costs. Numerous failures have marked 20th century social engineering.

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Hacking the Human
  • Author : Mr Ian Mann
  • Publisher : Gower Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2012-09-28

Ian Mann's Hacking the Human highlights the main sources of risk from social engineering and draws on psychological models to explain the basis for human vulnerabilities. Offering more than a simple checklist to follow, the book provides a rich mix of examples, applied research and practical solutions for security and

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Social Engineering
  • Author : Vince Reynolds
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2016-02-06

The Art of Psychological Warfare, Human Hacking, Persuasion, and Deception Are You Ready To Learn How To Configure & Operate Cisco Equipment? If So You've Come To The Right Place - Regardless Of How Little Experience You May Have! If you're interested in social engineering and security then you're going to

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Social Engineering
  • Author : Michael Erbschloe
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-09-04

This book analyzes of the use of social engineering as a tool to hack random systems and target specific systems in several dimensions of society. It shows how social engineering techniques are employed well beyond what hackers do to penetrate computer systems. And it explains how organizations and individuals can

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Anti Social Engineering the Hyper Manipulated Self
  • Author : Brian Taylor
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Release Date : 2013-03-12

Chasing philosophers through the ages, following our own ideas about the self, to dismantle both himself and modernity, the author brings in this tiny work, with candour, wisdom and depth, a dismantling of thought, a critique of the species, a pathway to virtue. "We are not talking about God here,

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Social Engineering
  • Author : Christopher Hadnagy
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-06-25

Harden the human firewall against the most current threats Social Engineering: The Science of Human Hacking reveals the craftier side of the hacker’s repertoire—why hack into something when you could just ask for access? Undetectable by firewalls and antivirus software, social engineering relies on human fault to gain

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Shari a and Social Engineering
  • Author : R. Michael Feener
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2013-12-12

This book seeks to open new lines of discussion about how Islamic law is viewed as a potential tool for programs of social transformation in contemporary Muslim society. It does this through a critical examination of the workings of the state shari'a system as it was designed and implemented at

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