Identity Thief: Stealing Sandy's Identity
Information Security → Social Engineering → Pretexting
Diana calls up a man named Sandy Patterson and impersonates a representative from a Fraud Protection Department. She claims that someone has attempted to steal his identity and offers him a free total protection plan. She collects his personal information, and without him knowing, effectively steals his identity.
Public Discussion Questions
(00:55) Given what you know about identity theft combined with the events in this clip, what is likely to happen next?