Apple, IBM, Oracle Among Enterprises That Fail Social Engineering Test

DefCon attendees participated in a social engineering penetration test against 14 major companies, who handed up information with minimal to no resistance. –
Some of the biggest companies, including Apple, IBM and AT T, were easily tricked into giving up potentially sensitive information during a contest which featured a variety of social engineering attacks.

The “Social Engineering Capture the Flag” contest targeted 14 companies in five different i…