Manipulating people psychologically in order to divulge their information or take malicious actions is known as Social Engineering Attack. These assaults have become pretty common over the years, and companies have not found a ‘stop sign’ yet against these criminals. In fact, hackers have come up with the latest and innovative ways to invade privacy and steal credentials. There are numerous ways of cyberattacks that the hackers follow; unfortunately, no one can spot the hackers while they are stealing the information and get to know when they have done their activity.
From small businesses to tech giant companies, all have faced cybercrimes and still are unable to recover the losses and find a permanent stop for these crimes. Social Engineering attacks are often lead by a carefully worded voicemail, email, or text message, which can easily convince people to do whatever they are asking for. Hackers usually try to get money transferred from people, get their bank account details, or try to make their way into the company’s personal systems by manipulating a weak member of the firm.
The infographic attached below will tell you everything that one should know about Social Engineering attacks and how these attacks can be defended.
Infographic by: Loginradius.com