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Updated: 10/11/2021:    If you've ever wanted to know every term and method relative to social engineering, Irrespective of your level of experience, then you've come to the right place. This SEing encyclopedia, has everything you need pertaining to common terms and methods that're used In today's world of exploiting the human firewall. All topics Include a brief description, as well as a few examples of how each term Is used In a sentence- which will be of benefit to those new to the SEing sector. To help refine your search, I've added a table of contents, whereby you can pick and choose exactly what you're looking for. 

A Police Report


Asked To File A Report With The Police.

Depending on the method used by the social engineer and/or the cost of the Item, the company can ask the account holder to obtain a "Police Report" to help with their Inquiry. Amongst other reasons, the police report Is often requested when the customer says that the carrier did not deliver the package to his home. That Is, using the "DNA" (Did Not Arrive) method.

It's basically nothing more than a bit of paperwork, to say that everything the account holder has said Is true and correct to the best of his knowledge. In other words, It's simply part of company protocol to move forward with the claim. 

When the report has been filed and the Investigation Is complete, the customer's claim Is then processed. Social engineers are well-Informed about this, and also know that the report Is not legally binding, therefore they have no hesitation In obtaining one from their local police station. In fact, the majority of claims Involving a police report, have a successful outcome.

So from an SE'ers standpoint, If you're asked to file a report, simply comply and obtain one at your earliest convenience. Do remember, that It's predominantly used for administrative purposes and nothing more. 




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