Persuasion

Scam Grooming: Using Persuasion To Establish Rapport

Scam Grooming: Using Persuasion To Establish Rapport The Psychology of Scams A SCARS Insight Scammers Are Very Clever And Precise In Their Use Of Personal Language & Persuasion Using The Power Of Persuasion To Groom Scam Victims It seems strange to think of scammers using precise language when their grammar is so bad, but grammar aside, their use of pronouns and endearments, and other persuasive techniques are designed [...]

Socially Engineered / Social Engineering Scams [Updated][VIDEOS]

Socially Engineered / Social Engineering Scams [Updated] A SCARS™ Guide Originally published: May 2018 You have probably heard the term "Social Engineering' before, but what is it? Social Engineering Is ... Social engineering, in the context of information security, refers to the psychological manipulation of people into performing actions or divulging confidential information. It is a type of confidence trick (scam) for the purpose of information gathering, fraud, [...]