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INFOGRAPHIC: 22 Social Engineering Red Flags

Social engineering is one of the primary strategies criminals use in their attempts to attack our systems. From an information security perspective, social engineering is the use of manipulative psychological tactics and deception to commit fraud. The goal of these tactics is to establish some level of trust in order to convince the unsuspecting victim to hand over sensitive or confidential information. In the graphic below, you will find several tips for identifying the red flags that often accompany social engineering scams.

Social Engineering Red Flags

This infographic describes some easy ways to avoid social engineering scams.