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

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#popefrancis If something is trending on Twitter, it won’t take long for the social engineers to hijack it and use it to try and spread bad links laden with malware.

Within hours of the naming of the new Pope this month, scammers had already set up and account using his name and claimed to be the new Pontiff.

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