WallShadow wrote:This is a plain and simple example of manual phishing. You dun goofed!
centip3de wrote:WallShadow wrote:This is a plain and simple example of manual phishing. You dun goofed!
Social engineering, not phishing. <3
WallShadow wrote:Hmm. now that you mentioned it, couldn't it be both?
centip3de wrote:If that guy convinced the OP to send him his user/pass, then it was social engineering. If there was a form that OP put all of his info into, whilst under the belief that it was something else, which then sent it to the "hacker" then is was phishing.
shaqywacky wrote:I would say phishing is a type of social engineering. Social engineering exploits the person not the machine, which is what phishing does. It exploits the fact that people are used to putting their credentials in a similar form and rarely check it's authenticity (ie being lazy or paying little attention.).
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