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social engineering (1)

Conventional cyber wisdom says that social engineering and phishing involves a user only clicking on bad links.   A large percentage of social engineering attacks do invite users to click on bad links and this action can definitely have consequences, yet many of the highest profile social engineering attacks have absolutely nothing to do with links and nothing to do with “clicking.”

Some of the most damaging social engineering attacks often consist of a hacker’s patient collection of…