On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog                                          -Peter Steiner According to Wikipedia, “Social engineering refers to the art of manipulating people such that they perform action or into performing actions or divulging confidential information. While it is similar to a confidence trick or simple fraud, the term typically applies to trickery or deception for the purpose of information gathering, fraud, or computer system access; in most cases the attacker never comes face-to-face with the victims.Social engineering” as an act of psychological manipulation was popularized by hacker-turned-consultant Kevin Mitnick. The term had previously been associated with the social sciences, but its usage has caughtRead More →

Many Entrance and aptitude examinations are now based on MCQs, where generally one of the four options is true. Here’s an interesting experiment to show how much you can score in such exams if you just relay on luck to choose the answers. Probability can play big games!! Many people have try this to score (including myself :P) but i haven’t heard any success stories till now. It seems impossible that more than 8000 students trying such methods of marking options randomly but none of them succeeds in it. But the experiment shows the different story. Let us assume that there are 100 questions andRead More →