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When is a duck not a duck?

Machiavelli famously advised “Never attempt to win by force what can be won by deception,” and this is often the mantra of the cybercriminal. The art of deception is by far the most effective weapon in the cyberattacker’s arsenal, posing a greater threat than any single piece of advanced malware or secret software vulnerability, writes Carolyn Crandall, Chief Deception Officer at cybersecurity threat detection product company Attivo Networks.