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What Drives People To Be Scammed?

What Drives People To Be Scammed? A SCARS Overview Why Do People Accept Scams What We Are Really Asking Is Why People Believe In Fantasies! What is it about us humans that we are so willing to believe a fairytale? Yet, so often that is exactly what we do! This is not intended to shame victims - far from it, this is intended to help victims example their [...]

Socially Engineered / Social Engineering Scams [Updated][VIDEOS]

Socially Engineered / Social Engineering Scams [Updated] A SCARS™ Guide Originally published: May 2018 You have probably heard the term "Social Engineering' before, but what is it? Social Engineering Is ... Social engineering, in the context of information security, refers to the psychological manipulation of people into performing actions or divulging confidential information. It is a type of confidence trick (scam) for the purpose of information gathering, fraud, [...]