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100+ Best Cyber Security & Hacker Quotes for wisdom in cyber security. Read, rate or share your favorite quote.
Amateurs hack systems, professionals hack people.Bruce Schneier
Social engineering bypasses all technologies, including firewalls.Kevin Mitnick
Phishing is a major problem because there really is no patch for human stupidity.Mike Danseglio
Very smart people are often tricked by hackers, by phishing. I don’t exclude myself from that. It’s about being smarter than a hacker. Not about being smart.Harper Reed
If you think technology can solve your security problems, then you don’t understand the problems and you don’t understand the technology.Bruce Schneier
Companies spend millions of dollars on firewalls, encryption and secure access devices, and it’s money wasted; none of these measures address the weakest link in the security chain.Kevin Mitnick
People often represent the weakest link in the security chain and are chronically responsible for the failure of security systems.Bruce Schneier
The user’s going to pick dancing pigs over security every time.Bruce Schneier
I am regularly asked what the average Internet user can do to ensure his security. My first answer is usually ‘Nothing; you’re screwed’.Bruce Schneier
The weakest link in any chain of security is not the technology itself, but the person operating it.A.J. Darkholme
A hacker is someone who uses a combination of high-tech cyber tools and social engineering to gain illicit access to someone else’s data.John David McAfee
Social engineering has become about 75% of an average hacker’s toolkit, and for the most successful hackers, it reaches 90% or more.John McAfee
Social engineering is using deception, manipulation and influence to convince a human who has access to a computer system to do something, like click on an attachment in an e-mail.Kevin Mitnick
The key to social engineering is influencing a person to do something that allows the hacker to gain access to information on your network.Kevin Mitnick
A lot of hacking is playing with other people, you know, getting them to do strange things.Steve Wozniak
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