ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK: When even the techies fall for cyber-tricks
Twitter fell foul of ‘social engineering’, but don’t worry, all scams help us learn and prepare for the next cyber-assault
Red faces are not unusual at social media networks, where hacking and manipulation of the masses is like a contact sport. As soon as one vulnerability is covered, the attackers force their way through the narrowest inkling of a weakness somewhere else.
The problem is that the focus is almost entirely on protecting access to hardware and software. Securing the people behind these systems? Not so much.