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The Different Players in Social Engineering

The Different Players in Social Engineering

The Different Players in Social Engineering Most people inherently trust others, unless given a reason not to. This element of human nature makes it possible for social engineering to occur. Social engineering occurs when a person uses psychology and persuasion to...

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Three Ways You Can Unknowingly Get Hacked

Three Ways You Can Unknowingly Get Hacked

Three Ways You Can Unknowingly Get Hacked Email, text messaging, and phone calls are common and known vectors for attacks. Nowadays, humans engage with each other through countless channels. In certain situations, people might drop their guard and do activities that...

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A Vishing Scam Explored

A Vishing Scam Explored

A Vishing Scam Explored Author: Bill Bowman is Director of Marketing, North America at Cipher Phishing is the term for fooling someone into giving sensitive information or credentials via email. This blog, and many others, have written on the topic extensively. Scams...

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Secure Your Git Directory

Secure Your Git Directory

Secure Coding Tip Using Git Author: Lucas Davis is Red Team Senior Analyst at Cipher Developers use special tools to track the versions of code and then publish the code to production. Git is a popular program for accomplishing this. According to its website, "Git is...

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Two Ways to Hack the Supply Chain

Two Ways to Hack the Supply Chain

Two Ways to Hack the Supply Chain The combination of holiday shopping and a vaccine for COVID-19 have illustrated the importance of supply chains like never before. Goods get to market through supply chains. This post will look at two ways the different elements of a...

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Stop Black Friday Scammers

Stop Black Friday Scammers

Stop Black Friday Scammers The holiday shopping season is here. The Friday after Thanksgiving is known as Black Friday, where retailers roll out deep discounts. In years past, this day meant hordes of early-birds lining up to run into the store. The pandemic and the...

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