Social engineering – the age-old trick with new world implications



  • “Our advice is to always think before you click, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Be aware of current phishing campaigns and the tone of an email, particularly when it requests username and passwords or when it uses impersonal phrases. Always check if the senders address and the URL link match the company. If you have any doubt about the legitimacy of an email, do not give out any information or open the email.”

    Adam Hall, Senior Security Consultant, BSI