What’s your credit card number?

March 12, 2010

The theft of personal information is becoming a widespread problem for network security professionals. What’s the most common method for tricking a user into divulging their personal account details?

A) Spam

B) Phishing

C) Social engineering

D) Spyware

E) Sour Apple Martinis

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  1. David says:

    Phishing is more common than social engineering?

    • Phishing is much more common than social engineering. I must have a handful of emails in my inbox right now that pretend to be from my cable company, my bank, and Paypal. Fake web pages are much easier to create and distribute than a smooth con.