They say there’s a sucker born every minute. Not everyone can be sophisticated and worldly. Unfortunately, naiveté invites predators and victimization. Social engineering is the act of manipulating people into performing certain actions or divulging confidential information. Essentially it’s a fancier, more technical form of lying....more
She noticed the change in the relationship. She asked if anything was wrong. She was told things were fine. Then it occurred to her to check his profile on the dating site he had used prior to becoming involved with her. She found his profile was active, checked in within the last 24 hours. Not only that, but he had a VIP premium membership. What would you do if you discovered your boyfriend still had an online dating profile?
It’s no secret that there are kooky people in the world, and those kooky people seem to gravitate to the Internet. My theory is that those with ulterior motives relish the anonymity of the web, which allows them to lure in their victims more easily. I can see why they’d appreciate that. It’s easier to lie online.There’s no body language, no intonation in one’s voice, and no emotional connection to the other person. It’s harder for a person’s sixth sense to connect with an avatar. The Internet provides a great cover for predators....more