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  • Jason Xuereb

    May 17, 2010 at 4:49 am

    It’s called social engineering.

    Humans are programmed in a certain way.

    An IT Security Expert exploited his whole company.

    He went out and bought a lot of USB memory sticks and programmed with a back door trojan horse. He went to work early once and scattered them around the car park with a note congratulations you just won a free USB.

    All the employees picked them up went into work and plugged them into the computers. He compromised his whole IT company within half a morning.

    Their IT policies in regards to USB memory cards changed rather quickly.