8. Where else do I need to take care?

When you receive an email which gives you a link to a web page, great care is needed. If you are asked to fill in computer account details, or banking information, then the message is not legitimate and you must not respond. The methods used to persuade you come under the heading of social engineering as explained below

Up: Contents Previous: 7. What is a Cracker? Next: 9. Social Engineering