"Hacking" these days - purpose?
mark.tinka at seacom.com
Mon Dec 14 16:48:59 UTC 2020
On 12/14/20 18:38, David Bass wrote:
> It becomes more clear when you think about the options out there, and
> get a little creative. Now a days it’s definitely chess that’s being
You're right, it really doesn't take much. Preying on humanity can yield
One that has started springing up in my neck of the woods - to simplify
car-jacking) - is to obtain a list of customers that subscribe to a
vehicle tracking service. The thugs will then call a customer, claiming
their tracking device is faulty and needs to be checked physically. The
thugs will come to your home or office, tell you that in order to
finalize the fix, they need to test drive your car. And boom, that's
your car gone!
The hacking, now, IMHO, is to obtain user information to profile who is
exploitable, and how. After that, low-tech rules.
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