In Pictures: 9 classic hacking, phishing and social engineering lies

Whether it is on the phone, online or in person, here are ten lies hackers, phishers and social engineers will tell you to get what they want

Have you seen this blog about you? This con is rampant on Facebook and Twitter and involves a question that piques the user's interest and then directs them to a fake login screen.

In 5 Facebook, Twitter scams to avoid, Sophos’ Cluley notes it is a classic phishing ploy. Social engineers may be looking for your account information in order to send spam, or pose as you in order to pull off a 419 scam like the one mentioned previously.

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