Subliminal Hacking
The Art and Science of Social Engineering


 
 

 
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Quick Post – Subliminal Hacking IRC Channel

Quick post to say I have now registered the Subliminal Hacking IRC Channel on Freenode, for no other reason to create another space for people to chat and discuss content on the site. Drop by for a natter at #subliminal-hacking...
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 main r...
by Dale Pearson
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91% Of All Attacks Attributable to Spear Phishing … Infograph by ProofPoint

I just received an email from Proofpoint, and its another one of their great Infographs. This is a great Infograph re-enforcing the fact that it only takes a single breach for the cost to be significant. Not surprisingly the in...
by Dale Pearson
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Longlining … The 2013 Social Engineering Threat

I came across another great InfoGraph today from proofpoint on “Longlining” and I thought I would share it. This approach uses more targeted phishing emails along with various techniques in an attempt to avoid detec...
by Dale Pearson
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Whats my motivation darling? … The Pretext

There are many essential skills required to be successful at social engineering, and one we have mentioned before but never really gone into is Pretexting. The easiest way I find to describe a pretext is to consider the motivat...
by Dale Pearson
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