Computer Based Social Engineering?

What is Social Engineering?

Computer Based Social Engineering? – Following is a scenario regarding a computer-based social engineering incident that took place at a largee-business enterprise. An employee was asked to send his photograph through e-mail. Since he didn’t have one then, he persuaded the other party to send his snapshot instead. In the attachment (JPEG) file received from the other party, there wasn’t a photo. Instead, upon accessing the attachment, the hard drive began to spin. Fortunately, the employee was sophisticated enough to understand the danger of a Trojan horse and immediately alerted…

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