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E-paper: Simple tricks used by hackers

Deception, manipulation, telling stories: why so many fall for the trap

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Why are cyberattacks just as successful as before, despite companies investing more in IT security year after year? Because many of the simple methods employed by hackers in the past continue to be effective. Psychological tricks used by attackers to lure individual employees into their trap are still prevalent. One thoughtless click on a link or attachment, and the hacker already has a foot in the door.

Inside this e-paper:

  • Why simple hacker tricks are so successful?
  • What information do attackers use to their advantage?
  • Which scams do employees fall for?
  • What damages can be done by cyberattacks?
  • How can we help with your security?


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