sponsored by AVG Technologies USA, Inc.
Posted:  31 Mar 2010
Published:  31 Mar 2010
Format:  PDF
Length:  5  Page(s)
Type:  White Paper
Language:  English

Hackers are often portrayed as technical geniuses plying their trade through the use of deviously complex computer code. While there is some truth to this, gaining access to a computer can be as simple as fooling someone into a revealing a password. This tactic of exploiting the "human aspect" of computer use is known as social engineering and is widely recognized as one of the most effective techniques used by cybercriminals.

Read this brief white paper to learn more about social engineering and how to keep hackers out of your organization.

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