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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Confirmation Bias … The Manipulation Assistant

I think most people would accept, that when it comes to building rapport and getting to a stage of some form of manipulation is normally always possible with anyone give a decent amount of time. This is great for making REAL fr...
by Dale Pearson
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Elicitation … Its what you say and how you say it!

The dictionary defines Elicitation as bringing or drawing out information, or to call forth and provoke a desired reaction. Elicitation is a powerful tool to anyone looking to influence and gather information in a relatively lo...
by Dale Pearson
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Subliminal Hacking at Hash Days 2011 … Swiss Security Conference

Hashdays is the premier technical security conference in the center of Switzerland organized by DEFCON Switzerland. During 4 days the center of Switzerland will become also the center of IT security knowledge transfer. On Octo...
by Dale Pearson
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Social Engineering… Is It Ethical??

When I speak to people (non Infosec passionate types) about the work and research I do around the content I post on Head Hacker, I normally get a few responses. Shock, Disgust and Intrigue. People are shocked because they are n...
by Dale Pearson
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