Low tech hacking

"Hi, this is Tony Price with the computer help desk in Dallas," Snapp says. "Don't worry, you're not in trouble, we just noticed some anomalies in how you log in. Are you logged in now? Good. Just go to your computer and -- let's see -- what log-in are you using?"

After a few minutes of friendly banter, Snapp has the salesman's user name and password, and he can access the company's private network. The hapless salesman even started asking Snapp about other PC problems he was having.

Luckily, Snapp isn't a crook. He does this for a legitimate living. Low-tech hacking via Hack In The Box

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 10th January 2006 4:43AM