Microsoft Experts Warn Consumers of Anticipated Online Threats for 2008

Microsoft Corp. experts predict that in 2008 criminals will continue to use social engineering tactics in fresh and devious ways to trick the everyday computer user. Social engineering refers to the tactics criminals use to manipulate people into taking action online that enables criminals to steal their money or personal information. Through research and the […]

Microsoft Corp. experts predict that in 2008 criminals will continue to use social engineering tactics in fresh and devious ways to trick the everyday computer user. Social engineering refers to the tactics criminals use to manipulate people into taking action online that enables criminals to steal their money or personal information.

Through research and the analysis of trends in online criminal activity, Microsoft has identified three fraudulent tactics that people should be most aware of in 2008. As a part of Microsoft