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CAPEC CATEGORY: Social Engineering

 
Social Engineering
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Category ID: 403
 
Status: Draft
+ Description

Summary

Attack patterns within this category focus on the manipulation and exploitation of people. The techniques defined by each pattern are used to convince someone into performing actions or divulging confidential information, often resulting in access to computer systems or facilities. While similar to a confidence trick or simple fraud, the term typically applies to trickery or deception for the purpose of information gathering, fraud, or computer system access. In most cases the adversary never comes face-to-face with the victim.
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NatureTypeIDNameView(s) this relationship pertains toView(s)
HasMemberMeta Attack PatternMeta Attack Pattern404Social Information Gathering Attacks
Domains of Attack (primary)3000
HasMemberMeta Attack PatternMeta Attack Pattern410Information Elicitation via Social Engineering
Domains of Attack (primary)3000
HasMemberMeta Attack PatternMeta Attack Pattern416Target Influence via Social Engineering
Domains of Attack (primary)3000
MemberOfViewView3000Domains of Attack
Domains of Attack3000
+ Content History
Submissions
SubmitterOrganizationDateSource
CAPEC Content TeamThe MITRE Corporation2014-06-23Internal_CAPEC_Team

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