Is social engineering a form of hacking?

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Is social engineering a form of hacking?
« on: 31/05/2016 11:53:23 »
Is it possible to "hack" into the morality and cultures of peoples through human interaction? Is social engineering a new neuroscience field or an art to change the behavior of humans?  I believe social engineering is a novel neuroengineering discipline which uses human interaction to exploit society and influence public opinion.
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Re: Is social engineering a form of hacking?
« Reply #1 on: 31/05/2016 12:51:06 »
Can be like a computer-virus ... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viruses_of_the_Mind
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Re: Is social engineering a form of hacking?
« Reply #2 on: 28/08/2016 11:51:55 »
What is cognitive infiltration and is it a form of social engineering ?
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Re: Is social engineering a form of hacking?
« Reply #3 on: 28/08/2016 13:41:18 »
Cognitive infiltration occurs when lots of people start believing in conspiracy theories.