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Would You Give Someone Your Password for Chocolate?

by | Nov 22, 2020 | Cyber Security, News | 1 comment

Social engineering occurs when someone interacts with a user to try to manipulate the user into giving physical or login access to a system.

 

This interesting article discusses a study in which people who were offered a piece of chocolate were more likely to reveal their password.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/05/160512085123.htm

 

If you are asked to provide access, slow down the interaction and ask questions. Be careful and don’t allow yourself to pressured.

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