Beware the ‘visual hack’

When it comes to cyber security, people are the biggest problem. Or, you could make that “problems.”

At least machines or computers will do what we tell them to do – unless somebody else sneaks in and tells them to do something different. People, not so much – even if their intentions are good. They forget, get careless, get fooled or, in some cases, turn malicious.

And there are many different ways to fool them, which is why experts are essentially unanimous that the “human element” is the weakest link in the security chain.

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Story added 16. March 2015, content source with full text you can find at link above.