Posted by: David Harley | October 26, 2014

This is how to do tech support

I actually saw this a few months back, but didn’t do anything with it until Kurt Wismer reminded me of it. It’s a G+ post by Chris Blasko on how he used his ‘powers’ as a sysadmin to disrupt a telemarketer. I don’t advocate vigilante action as such against nuisance callers, for a number of reasons, but I have to admit that this was a highly amusing example of social engineering. As Kurt remarks, it would have been even funnier used against a support scammer.

David Harley
Small Blue-Green World 

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