[technopast] Social Engineering : an old real case; courtesy: Art Of Deception
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Social Engineering : an old real case [courtesy: Art Of Deception]
Its a real incident of Social Engineering, in 1978 ‘Stanley Mark Rifkin’ was working under contract for ‘Security Pacific’. He was there to develop a backup system for wire-room system’s data. This role gave him authorities to access all transfer procedures. He knew bank officers were authorized to order wire transfer where they had a closely guarded ‘daily code’ to use while calling the wire-transfer room.
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