Do you have curtains on your house?
On this episode, the CyberWire's UK Correspondent Carole Theriault talks with Iain Thomson from the Register about why he has no IoT in his house and what advice he offers for those who do. Joe's story features ten social engineering techniques. Dave has a story starts with an order by the FTC against Epic Games for tricking users to make in-game purchases in Fortnite using dark patterns. Our Catch of the Day comes from listener Lauren sharing a phishing attempt at her company where the scammers obviously did their homework on who to contact in the organization.
Links to stories:
- Ten Social Engineering Techniques Used By Hackers
- FTC Finalizes Order Requiring Fortnite maker Epic Games to Pay $245 Million for Tricking Users into Making Unwanted Charges
- What are deceptive patterns?