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Social Engineering

I learned a new term in my company’s Computer Security course, social engineering. Social Engineering occurs when hackers use your normal human behavior against you to steal access to your computer.
A famous example – a computer security company, Norton I think, dropped a flash drive with the company’s logo in the company's parking lot. Employees found it and put the flash drive into their PC. A virus was loaded onto the PC. One expected that employees of a computer security company to know better than to stick a strange flash drive into their PC. But, the urge to help out