By Felix Omondi
You can buy all the fancy hardware and software applications to protect your computer and digital data, but if you don’t put yourself in check, you will remain the weakest link in the chain. That is something hackers have known for years; the easiest way to hack into a system is through the user.
They call it social engineering, where the hackers use deception and manipulation into convincing the user to give up useful confidential or personal information that they can use. The mistake most people do is to assume computer security is a technical and complicated thing. So much so that it would require an expert to keep it safe, or that people around them are just not that technical to warrant them getting worried.
Well, you will be amazed at just how simple some of these hacks are; God knows how many YouTube videos are there online offering a free tutorial on how to hack. You might want to think about that the next time you pull out your laptop in a public place like the library or coffee shop to work on their Click here to read entire article