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No Tech Hacking by Kevin D. Mitnick, Johnny Long

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Chapter 3 Shoulder Surfing

Dude. Surfing on your shoulder? Whoa. No, it’s not a surfing-gymnastics mash up, but it is a sport—a hacker sport. Forget what you think you know about hackers eyeballing your password as you poke it out on your keyboard. We’re talking about the X-Games version where hackers suck super-secret data of a laptop using only their minds. No psychic friends network here, just pure caffeinated hacker ingenuity. If you like having a screen on your laptop so you can see what you’re working on, don’t read this chapter. Because you might just want to rip your laptop’s screen clean off when you experience shoulder surfing through the eyes of a no-tech hacker.

What is Shoulder Surfing?

Shoulder surfing is a classic no-tech attack ...

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