Social Engineering And Malware Infection

Paul's Internet Security Blog

At sign abstractToday’s cyber crime is centered around the use of social engineering to lure computer users to open themselves and their computers to malware infection.

Social Engineering, is a term used to describe the act of tricking a person by the act of deception. In the case of malware, it’s usually an email or Facebook post that pretends to be a legitimate message, carefully crafted to look authentic, that urges you to click on a link to visit a malicious Internet website. The website then injects malware onto your computer.

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