Hacking Humans 5.23.19
Ep 50 | 5.23.19

People aren't perfectly rational.

Show Notes

A listener writes in with the results of his phishing attempt on his wife. Joe describes research from F-Secure on the most dangerous email attachment types. Dave shares the story of scammers impersonating local hospitals to scare a response from their victims. Our catch of the day involves a LinkedIn scam impersonating a fighter pilot.

Joe interviews Elissa Redmiles, an incoming assistant professor of computer science at Princeton University.  She studies behavioral modeling to understand why people behave the way they do online.

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