Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking (Google eBook)
The first book to reveal and dissect the technical aspect ofmany social engineering maneuvers
From elicitation, pretexting, influence and manipulation allaspects of social engineering are picked apart, discussed andexplained by using real world examples, personal experience and thescience behind them to unraveled the mystery in socialengineering.
Kevin Mitnick—one of the most famous social engineers inthe world—popularized the term “socialengineering.” He explained that it is much easier to tricksomeone into revealing a password for a system than to exert theeffort of hacking into the system. Mitnick claims that this socialengineering tactic was the single-most effective method in hisarsenal. This indispensable book examines a variety of maneuversthat are aimed at deceiving unsuspecting victims, while it alsoaddresses ways to prevent social engineering threats.
Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking does itspart to prepare you against nefarious hackers—now you can doyour part by putting to good use the critical information withinits pages.
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Review: Social Engineering: The Art of Human HackingUser Review - Peter - Goodreads
Interesting and eye opening. Quite broad scope, so naturally going to have parts that aren't as interesting as others Read full review
Review: Social Engineering: The Art of Human HackingUser Review - John Fredrickson - Goodreads
Very interesting book. It covers a wide range of material, ranging from reading people, to influence, to techniques of deception, all in the interest of achieving (or subverting!) security. Read full review
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