Tag: Social engineering
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Blake DowlingJune 16, 2018
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7min453
Do you need a break from Putnam, Donald, Kim and all the other headlines raging this week in the Sunshine State and our nation? How ‘bout we talk cybersecurity, so you can make sure you have all the bases covered (baseball analogy for the upcoming College World Series). Are you familiar with “social engineering?” The […]

Blake DowlingAugust 11, 2016
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6min186
Social engineering refers to manipulating individuals into divulging confidential information as part of an elaborate con. In some cases, it can be the first step in digital fraud. Last week, I received a call from “Verizon,” asking me for the password of our account. I asked the chap what his name was; he said “John.” I informed […]


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