Password Social Engineering

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Password Social Engineering

As strange as it may seem, one of the oldest tricks in the hacker's repertroire is what hackers call “social engineering”. In other words, conning someone into revealing a password or a credit card number. Beware of email or even phone calls from people purporting to be a systems administrator asking you for your password or other sensitive information. If someone contacts you asking for this information, do not give it to them under any circumstances.

   

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