ANATOMY OF AN ENTERPRISE SOCIAL CYBER ATTACK: SOCIAL ENGINEERING

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Everyone wants more friends. In the age of digital deception, anyone can claim anything in the spirit of popularity. But even more frightening, is the fact that social media presents the opportunity to not just lie about your age, job title, or marital status, but concoct entirely fraudulent or impersonating personas. State-of-the-art cyber criminals are now as social media savvy as the average high schooler, and fraudulent pro¬les are the new standard vehicle for cyber attacks -- be it spear phishing, account hijacking or distributing malware. What follows below is a sample of one of the most common and e ective methods of attack.

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