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Friday Funny: Hacking With People Skills

Watch this hacker at work. He breaks into a company network simply because he sounds like a nice guy.

This shouldn’t be funny, but it is. Here’s a hacker who doesn’t need tech skills. All he needs is a friendly voice when talking with IT Tech Help. Watch him crack a company’s network in about two minutes.

Rob Spiegel has covered automation and control for 19 years, 17 of them for Design News. Other topics he has covered include supply chain technology, alternative energy, and cybersecurity. For 10 years, he was the owner and publisher of the food magazine Chile Pepper.

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