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Social Engineering

The Art of Human Hacking

By Christopher Hadnagy
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Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking by Christopher Hadnagy

Social Engineering (2011) reveals the secret methods hackers and con artists use to manipulate their targets and scam their victims. The book provides detailed step-by-step depictions of how criminals plan a scheme, and gives you all the tools you need to prevent yourself from being duped.

  • Anyone who wants to know how hackers and scammers plan a heist
  • Anyone interested in how to influence a stranger’s behavior
  • People who watched the BBC series Hustle or The Real Hustle

Christopher Hadnagy is a security expert and professional social engineer. Previously, he worked on the BBC series The Real Hustle, in which he and Paul Wilson demonstrated how con men scam the innocent. He is also the author of Unmasking the Social Engineer.


© Christopher Hadnagy: Social Engineering copyright 2011, John Wiley & Sons Inc. Used by permission of John Wiley & Sons Inc. and shall not be made available to any unauthorized third parties.

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