Big Data

Old but gold: Why shoulder surfing is an underacknowledged cyber threat

Shoulder surfing remains a very real – yet often unacknowledged – cyber security threat, if recent events in the UK are anything to go by. 

On Wednesday 22 May 2024, The Times published a story using information from a private memo written by cabinet minister Johnny Mercer. The information was obtained by the publication after a passenger on the same train as Mercer took a picture of his laptop screen.


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