Pretexting in Cyber Security: Facts to Know

Fraudsters use pretexting as a sort of social engineering

Pretexting is a type of social engineering in which an attacker gains access to information, a system, or service by deception. In doing so, the attacker provides a false script or pretext to gain the victim’s trust. For example, he may pose as an experienced investor, human resources representative, IT specialist, or another seemingly legitimate… Continue reading Pretexting in Cyber Security: Facts to Know