Category:Social engineering (computer security)
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information security concept: psychological manipulation of people into performing actions or divulging confidential information
|Subclass of||psychological manipulation,|
English: Social engineering is the art of manipulating people into performing actions or divulging confidential information. While similar to a confidence trick or simple fraud, the term typically applies to trickery for information gathering or computer system access and in most cases the attacker never comes face-to-face with the victim.