social engineering: in this task you will explore the traits that encompass social engineering and why it is such a deceptive threat.

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be sure to think about how it could be employed in your personal as well as your business life. 1.describe an incident of social engineering you have either witnessed or experienced.
a.did you or another person fall victim to the exploit?
b.why do you think you/they were vulnerable to it?
c.can you think of areas where it has been used by friends or relatives in a less damaging way to get what they want?
in the following video, basic definitions of social engineering are offered along with an example from the notorious hacker, kevin mitnick, about how he and a friend gained access to a los angeles telco's central office using social engineering to manipulate the security guards through phone conversations and by making them hear what they wanted to hear.
http://youtu.be/1doz-jlu0me
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