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Tuesday, June 07, 2005

"The Americans Are the Most Gullible" - when it comes to social engineering

Well, I don't think we need the "Über-hacker" Kevin Mitnik to tell us this, but it's a good read...

"It doesn't work the same way everywhere. The Americans are the most gullible, because they don't like to deny co-workers' requests. People in the former Soviet bloc countries are less trusting, perhaps because of their previous experiences with their countries' secret services. The main factor in southern countries, like Spain, is getting people to like you. And in Germany the important thing is not to contradict yourself and to follow the rules."

Catch the full story here.

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