Social Engineering Payroll Attack

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This attack was a combination email spoofing and social engineering. The attacker was able to intercept emails that were intended to notify relevant individuals of the payroll incident. This led to the attacker being able to obtain sensitive, confidential information from the auditor which the attacker then used to modify payroll to their benefit - and the detriment of others. This social engineering attack relied on impersonation and earning trust without

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