Subliminal Hacking
The Art and Science of Social Engineering


 
 

 

Social Compliance and Manipulation… The Art of Confidence

As human beings we are very good at making excuses, and always believing that some how we have it worse than the other guy. There is often that mentality that, its not we don’t want to do this or that, its just that ̷...
by Dale Pearson
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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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Social Engineering Zombies… Getting people playing your game

In the wonderful world of InfoSec we often talk about zombies, and the associated botnet zombie army. With our army of machines we can do our evil bidding, and wreak havoc upon the unexpected users of the Interwebs. So what has...
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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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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