There are technical as well as non-technical means of gaining unauthorized access to private data and secured areas. When an attack relies on old-fashioned cunning rather than technical means, the attack is known as social engineering. This section will cover the following topics:
- Shoulder surfing
- Dumpster diving
Shoulder surfing, or the practice of simply viewing information a user has open on his or her screen, is among the most simple ways to glean data . . .
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