Can We Not Forward Everything?

Technology has impacted people’s lives in massive ways. Today, social media platforms have become a place where an individual finds his voice and can express himself for who he is. Somewhere in between, technology has set the stage for troublemakers who love to spread rumour and fake news that can destroy someone’s life. According to Quartz, nearly 37% of WhatsApp forwarded messages are either scam or is meant to scare people for fun. Either knowingly or unknowingly, we are responsible for it, too

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Dangers of Social Engineering | Cybersecurity Basics

Consider this – whenever you think of the term “hacking” or hear about different cyber-attacks, the first image that may pop in your mind is probably a guy in a black hoodie, sitting in a dark room, typing away in his laptop. Well, that is not how it works in the real world. This is where social engineering comes into the picture. Social engineering is nothing new though, it dates back to the infamous Trojan Horse that leads to the fall of Troy, but is often overlooked due to lack of awareness.

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