Analysis of photographs and social connections can be a huge component of social engineering. Understanding who a person is, as well as who they know, can establish links within a company. This information could be used by hackers to execute elaborate social engineering attacks.
OSINT (open-source intelligence) is a term used to refer to the gathering, evaluation, and application of publicly available data. To quote the Central Intelligence Agency, “Information does not have to be secret to be valuable. Whether in the blogs we browse, the broadcasts we watch, or the specialized journals we… more