Cyber Security Articles & News

What You Get When You Invest in Social Engineering Testing with Mitnick Security

You’ve educated your team on the dangers of cybercriminals by putting them through social engineering training. 

But was the investment worth it? Did your employees actually learn how to recognize a phishing email, how to craft and use stronger passwords and how to better protect your systems?

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4 Social Engineering Attack Examples (with Pictures!)

We’re constantly telling our employees to look out for social engineering attacks, but while we can share definitions all day long, humans often learn best by example.

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6 Types of Social Engineering Attacks

Social engineering attacks account for a massive portion of all cyber attacks, and studies show that these attacks are on the rise. According to KnowBe4, more than 90% of successful hacks and data breaches start with a common type of social engineering attack called phishing.  

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An Overview of the 2021 Vulnerability Researchers Hack

If you thought 2020 was a big year for social engineering schemes— watch out! Twenty twenty one is coming in hot.

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How to Avoid Holiday Scams & Social Engineering Tricks at Work

While you’re out looking for incredible shopping deals this holiday season, cyberattackers are hunting for clever ways to trick unsuspecting users. 

These bad attackers know that the holidays are a busy time for corporations— and while some tech-savvy breachers leverage the chaos to target a company’s technical vulnerabilities, many capitalize on human security weaknesses. 

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The Top 5 Most Famous Social Engineering Attacks of the Last Decade

There’s something both humbling and terrifying about watching industry giants like Twitter and Target fall victim to cyber attacks.

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The 2020 Twitter Bitcoin Scam: How it Happened and Key Lessons from Whitehat Hacker Kevin Mitnick

Just yesterday, the notable social media platform Twitter and a number of its high-profile users fell victim to a flashy Bitcoin scam. 

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