Subliminal Hacking
The Art and Science of Social Engineering


 
 

 

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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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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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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Subjects lend me your ears… Especially the right one!

Language and communication is of great importance when it comes to manipulation as part of social engineering, or any situation where you want to try and get your way. So it would be interesting to learn that your double your c...
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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