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Hypnosis

Reality Bending … Online Hypnosis Training with James Brown

Posted  July 24, 2016  by  Dale Pearson

Subscribers and regular visitors to the blog will know I am a fan of hypnosis, and like most things I am passionate for I am always on the look out to discover new ways of doing things, gaining perspective of others and generally a healthy thirst for knowledge. You will of noticed I have purchased […]

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Review

Secrets of PickPocketing … Online Training with The Professional Opportunist

Posted  March 11, 2016  by  Dale Pearson

Back in October 2012 I attended a Pickpocket Training Day with Professional Opportunist James Brown, and I blogged about it on this site here. It was a great session and many people have asked me about it, but not everyone has the time to travel, or may have logistical and financial constraints based on geographical […]

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Misdirection

Faking It To Make It … Fake Data Generation Recommendations List

Posted  July 17, 2015  by  Dale Pearson

Depending on your history and how you got into InfoSec you may or may not of been exposed to the world of developer testing, if you did I am sure you have many unhappy memories of arguing why “real” data should not be used in the testing world, and if like me you have horror […]

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Social Engineering

91% Of All Attacks Attributable to Spear Phishing … Infograph by ProofPoint

Posted  December 11, 2013  by  Dale Pearson

I just received an email from Proofpoint, and its another one of their great Infographs. This is a great Infograph re-enforcing the fact that it only takes a single breach for the cost to be significant. Not surprisingly the information shows that 91% of All Attacks have some form of phishing attribution, and 95% of […]

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Subliminal Hacking

Wasting Time With The PC Wizard Scammers … Fixing The Problems You Never Knew You Had

Posted  November 20, 2013  by  Dale Pearson

So its a cold Monday morning in November 2013 and the phone rings, who could this be? Sadly its not someone calling me to tell me there are millions of pounds to be had if I can just send some money over, instead it turns out I have computer issues, but the friendly certified Microsoft […]

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Subliminal Hacking at IRISSCERT Cyber Crime Conference … Ireland Security Conference

I have the great pleasure of speaking at the 2011 IRISSCERT Cyber Crime Conference in Ireland this November. IRISSCERT Cyber Crime Conference The IRISSCERT Cyber Crime Conference will be held this year on Wednesday the 23rd of ...
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Quick Post – More Illusions … Of the 3D Printed Variety

Loving illusions again at the moment, and found a couple that I could print on my 3D Printer, so I put it to work and here are the results, how you enjoy.
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Welcome to Head Hacker

Welcome and thanks for visiting the Head Hacker website. The goal of this site is to discuss the benefits, process, theories and qualities associated with social engineering, and what I consider to be linked skills, products an...
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Social Engineering, What , When, Why and How

In the first series of posts I want to cover the basics of each topic. A good place to start is Social Engineering, so lets kick off with what its all about, when its used, as well as the why and how’s involved. Wikipedia...
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Remember Remember … Constructing A Memory Palace

So today is the Royal Wedding, and I am sure of you hadn’t forgotten that. However as we have discussed before the memory isn’t really the best at remembering stuff, and our subconscious is only to happy to fill in ...
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