Social Engineering Red Flags

Social engineering is an attack vector that relies heavily on human interaction, often involving manipulating people into breaking normal security procedures and giving up confidential information. The types of data these cyber criminals are pursuing vary, but they are most commonly looking for bank information, passwords, social security numbers, healthcare data, or access to your computer to install malicious software. Criminals employ these social engineering tactics because it is generally easier to exploit humans than it is to discover ways to hack your software.

Download COMPASS’ Social Engineering Red Flags to discover what to look out for to best protect yourself from social engineering attacks.

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