Social engineering is the act of manipulating people into performing actions or divulging confidential information.

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What is the difference between Social Engineering Attack and APT Attack?

Doesn't social engineering attack mean APT attack? They seem similar in my mind, because both of them focuses human, not technology. Shortly, what is the difference between social engineering attack ...
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Have I been hacked?

I noticed that my browser (Chrome) is blinking, as if someone is taking screenshots of pages I am browsing. I am using Windows 8.1 box, with Kaspersky antivirus installed. When I started Fiddler to ...
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SEToolkit: havester not capturing credentials

I am using the Setoolkit on Ubuntu. I am testing it by cloning Facebook and logging myself in locally to see if I capture my own credentials. However,no POSTS are written to the harvester text file ...
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Backdoor file with custom payload

Is there a way in metasploit to add a custom exe/script as payload to a file (exe/pdf/doxc)? I'm asking this in the context of a SE media dropping scenario, where a file when executed, sends data to ...
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Is there any benefit to re-verifying someones identity on the phone once transferred?

So this example is quite specific. You call up an organisation and they verify your identity using two pieces of information (eg; date of birth, last payment date, mothers maiden name). But then once ...
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deliver a malicious payload via a cloned website

I've been tasked with conducting an internal pentest, I'm relatively new to this so please bare with me. Some time ago, I used setoolkit and I would have the option to clone a website and attach a ...