What is Quid Pro Quo in Cybersecurity | Definition and Meaning
Last modified on Sunday, October 8, 2023
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Quid Pro Quo in the context of social engineering often refers to a hacker posing as an IT admin who requires sensitive information from the victim under the pretense of providing an IT service that the victim needs. A Quid Pro Quo social engineering attack will often end with the hacker taking control of the victim's computer or account.