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“Rootpipe” Vulnerability

A new critical vulnerability titled “Rootpipe” affecting the Apple Mac OS X operating system has been discovered courtesy of Swedish security researcher and consultant Emil Kvarnhammar (@emilkvarnhammar).

The Basics of Social Engineering

What is social engineering, according to Merriam Webster social engineering is “management of human beings in accordance with their place and function in society” (www.merriam-webster.com, 2014). Social engineering is a non-technical form of intrusion that relies on human interaction in an attempt to get the victim to break normal security.