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A preliminary propagation tool in social engineering attacks

Hoong, Peggy (2021) A preliminary propagation tool in social engineering attacks. Final Year Project, UTAR.

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    Abstract

    Information security is one of the growing sources of concern and should know how dealing with today. Levels of sophistication of social engineering threats and the exploits from such attacks are evolving. In particular, the lack of social engineering awareness is a concern in the context of human cyber security risks. There are some of the challenges that encounter in the process of developing the human knowledge to fight against social engineering attacks. A detailed literature review is provided to support these arguments with analysis of contemporary approaches. Based on literature review, strengths and weaknesses of different method of awareness had been carried out. This study highlights the weaknesses of previous projects, the project plan is to develop a tool to let user able to understand the social engineering with some fun games. In the market, there are many SEAP but there do not have such social engineering attack awareness tool. There is limitation for people in different countries to purposely travel just to join the awareness program. As social engineering is gaining popularity there days, the awareness of the security breaches is significant in order to decrease the cyber security cases, avoid been target as victim with resulting huge financial and human losses. Awareness tools which provide the same working strategies as SEAP but in different form to carry out by make use of this advance technology nowadays.

    Item Type: Final Year Project / Dissertation / Thesis (Final Year Project)
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
    T Technology > T Technology (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Information and Communication Technology > Bachelor of Information Technology (Hons) Communications and Networking
    Depositing User: ML Main Library
    Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2021 20:28
    Last Modified: 07 Jul 2021 20:28
    URI: http://eprints.utar.edu.my/id/eprint/4159

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