Steve, an attacker, created a fake profile on a social media website and sent a request to Stella. Stella was enthralled by Steve’s profile picture and the description given for his profile, and she conversation with him soon after accepting the request. After a few days, Steve started asking about her company details and eventually gathered all the essential information regarding her company. What is the social engineering technique Steve employed in the above scenario?

Steve, an attacker, created a fake profile on a social media website and sent a request to Stella. Stella was…