IT security: why you are the weakest link
When fraud occurs as a result of scams and social engineering, it is often end users who are blamed. But are they really at fault? Alex Meehan investigates
August 29, 2022 isn’t a date Niall Fitzmaurice will forget in a hurry. The 31-year-old, who comes from Arklow, was going about his day when his phone rang. On the other end was a customer service person from AIB and the purpose of the call was to tell him that there was unusual activity on his bank account.
Calls like this are not unusual and anyone who ever bought anything online has likely got one ...