The Psychology of Cyber Crime: Critical Warning Signs of a Social Engineering Threat | Secure Cloud Backup Software | Nordic Backup

Hackers and cyber criminals are a clever bunch, always adapting their approaches and fine-tuning their attacks. As firewalls go up and cyber defenses are shored up, computer-savvy criminals redouble their efforts, focusing on the weakest link in the chain to continue their nefarious ways.

In many cases, that weak link is not in your computer; it is between your ears. By harnessing human psychology and turning it into a weapon, cyber criminals trick their victims into revealing information they should not, resulting in millions of dollars of losses for the corporate world and millions of lost files for ordinary users.

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