Infographic: Hacking humans- Top Social Engineering Tactics

April 26, 2016//Ellen Neveux

Last Updated: June 16, 2021

Hackers spend their time identifying the best ways to penetrate protected systems. Exploiting the humanity of an organization’s team has been a very effective method. Hackers apply a variety of highly targeted tactics that prey on an individual’s emotions and relationships. The best way to combat these efforts is to get familiar with the most common tricks hackers use to manipulate users.

The infographic below was produced by Smartfile and details the most frequently used social engineering tactics.

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Here is the complete Smartfile article: 23 Social Engineering Attacks and How To Stop Them.

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