Pursuing a master's or doctoral degree is an arduous endeavour that requires dedication, hard work, and perseverance. The pursuit of a Master’s or Ph.D. can be particularly intimidating, as there are numerous obstacles that can hinder progress and extend the time needed for completion. However, with the appropriate guidance, resources, and support, it is possible to overcome these challenges and achieve academic excellence.
Social engineering is a dishonest technique used by individuals or organisations to trick others into disclosing sensitive information, taking actions, or making judgements that jeopardise security or secrecy (Nanda & De, 2022). It often entails attacking human psychology rather than technological flaws, making it an effective weapon in cyberattacks. This paper looks into the world of social engineering, looking at real-life instances, warning indicators, and preventative methods.