Subliminal Hacking
The Art and Science of Social Engineering


 
 

 

Exploiting the Brain … The Power of Language

An experienced and effective social engineer has two main qualities. First of all they have the social part, they have the ability to blend in, build relationship, establish rapport, and make that unconscious connection. This t...
by Dale Pearson
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Body Talk… Arms out rah rah rah

Hope everyone is off to a good week, what with Defcon, Blackhat etc I am sure many of you are travelling. I personally had a weekend break in Cardiff and enjoyed doing a little grey matter manipulation, as well as talking about...
by Dale Pearson
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Proxemics … Have you heard of personal space??

Proxemics is all about that little bubble we like to call personal space, depending on how people position themselves in that bubble effects how we feel. Below is a generalisation on acceptable distances based on interaction, b...
by Dale Pearson
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Body Talk… Getting a Facial

Back on the body language this week, and this time we are going to look at the face. The face gets lots of attention when it comes to body language, many people think it tells us the most, but as we have already considered, oth...
by Dale Pearson
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Global Gestures … Don’t Get it Wrong

In my recent talk Social Engineering Like In the Movies – The Reality of Awareness and Manipulation I talk about how important it is to understand body language, especially in the right context. I also mention how even th...
by Dale Pearson
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