What are the Techniques of Shoulder Surfing?

In order to be successful, the hacker needs to be in close proximity to their victims and not look like they are obviously looking at you. This method is very low risk for hackers, since all they have to do is look at your keyboard or screen when you are typing your password into your device. An attacker will also pay attention to whether or not the victim is glancing around for physical cues around their desk that might tip them off as to what the password is. The most prevalent places that attackers try to find victims are in public places like coffee shops, public transportation, busy restaurants, airports, and other heavily populated places where people are in close proximity to each other.


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