said by jmn1207:I get where you're coming from jmn1207, but "smart" people can do dumb things too. Like a PhD philosopher putting tinfoil in the microwave. Or someone writing their password down on a Post-It note and sticking it to their monitor. Or using their username as their password. And so forth...
"...they used a combination of social engineering (aka tricking dumb people)
Ignorance does not necessarily equate to intelligence. A cornucopia of "smart" people have been hornswoggled by social engineering too.
I'm still a big fan of your perspective.