Subliminal Hacking
The Art and Science of Social Engineering


 
 

 

Objectives focused testing gives you more … More is More :)

Aside from the security testing not being what it really is (aka penetration tests which are vulnerability assessments, etc), we have a constant focus on what appears to be “controls” based security testing. These a...
by Dale Pearson
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Finding Data In Data … Its So MetaData

I know the term “meta” is cool with the kids right now, but seriously talking about data, that can be found in data, that relates to data itself, thats just so meta man 🙂 If you are new to the term metadata then ...
by Dale Pearson
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Setting your motivation… Mind Scripts

Getting into character is an important part of being successful on a social engineering engagement. You may be physically impersonating a sales guy, engineer, employee, or you may be carrying out your fiendish work remotely gat...
by Dale Pearson
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Why Social Engineering Works … Infograph by Veracode

I came across this great infograph from Veracode today on “Why Social Engineering Works”. Wish I had the time and the skill to put these infographs together, but here you go. (Its a relatively large file so please b...
by Dale Pearson
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How To Collaborate With Maltego … Rolling Your Own XMPP Server

* I started this post in Feb 2014 but it took me a while to actually finish it 🙁 Aside from mentioning Maltego in my recommended OSINT Tools List, I have never gone into any detail about this awesome tool from Paterva. The m...
by Dale Pearson
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