Social Engineering

Business Insider: How Hackers Smooth-talked Their Way Past The Security Of A Power Company

Written by
Jeremiah Talamantes

A team from Tech Insider followed RedTeam Security during an actual Social Engineering engagement.

I recently traveled to the Midwest to follow ethical hackers from cybersecurity firm RedTeam Security as they tested the systems of a major power company. One of the most interesting tactics they used is called Social Engineering.

The team was hired to test the physical and virtual security of eight different locations and they gained useful information, or in one case, full access, just through this method.

Here’s how they did it… Read the full article

Source: Tech Insider / Business Insider

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