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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.

Rob Spiegel

November 20, 2020

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.

About the Author(s)

Rob Spiegel

Rob Spiegel has served as senior editor at Electronic News and Ecommerce Business, covering the electronics industry and Internet technology. He has served as a contributing editor at Automation World and Supply Chain Management Review. Rob has contributed to Design News for 10 years.

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