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Seven Psychological Principles Con Artists Exploit

December 14, 2009

People who understand psychology can devise strategies to make you do things that are against your interests. It’s worth knowing what are vulnerabilities are:

Inherent human vulnerabilities need to be taken into account when designing security systems/processes, suggests a study that looks at a dozen confidence tricks from the UK TV show The Real Hustle to determine recurring behavioural patterns con artists use to exploit victims.

via Seven Psychological Principles Con Artists Exploit » Lone Gunman.

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