Embarrassment and fear tactics used by scammers: why shy away from them?

Embarrassment and fear tactics used by scammers: why shy away from them?

Scammers employ strong emotions like embarrassment and fear as levers to compel their victims to engage in self-destructive behaviour. Security professionals can’t shy away from controversial topics. To protect our users, we must teach them how to recognize and properly report a scam that relies on mortifying topics or language.

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