DOI: 10.1088/1757-899x/790/1/012040
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Abstract: Social engineering through social media channels targeting organizational employees is emerging as one of the most challenging information security threats. Social engineering defies traditional security efforts due to the method of attack relying on human naiveté or error. The vast amount of information now made available to social engineers through online social networks is facilitating methods of attack which rely on some form of human error to enable infiltration into company networks. While, paramount to …

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