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91% Of All Attacks Attributable to Spear Phishing … Infograph by ProofPoint

Posted  December 11, 2013  by  Dale Pearson

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 information shows that 91% of All Attacks have some form of phishing attribution, and 95% of […]

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Wasting Time With The PC Wizard Scammers … Fixing The Problems You Never Knew You Had

Posted  November 20, 2013  by  Dale Pearson

So its a cold Monday morning in November 2013 and the phone rings, who could this be? Sadly its not someone calling me to tell me there are millions of pounds to be had if I can just send some money over, instead it turns out I have computer issues, but the friendly certified Microsoft […]

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Longlining … The 2013 Social Engineering Threat

Posted  May 10, 2013  by  Dale Pearson

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 detection. 

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Why Social Engineering Works … Infograph by Veracode

Posted  March 11, 2013  by  Dale Pearson

I came across this great infograph from Veracode today on “Why Social Engineering Works”. Wish I had the time and the skill to put these infographs together, but here you go. (Its a relatively large file so please be patient while it loads)

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OSINT Tools … Recommendations List

Posted  December 27, 2012  by  Dale Pearson

Free OSINT Tools. With the New Year fast approaching I thought now would be a great time to post the first draft of some recommended Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) gathering tools and resources. I will look to maintain this list overtime and have it grow, so if you come across something you think should be […]

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Quick Post – Instant Water into Ice Video

Over Christmas 2014 I caught up with some recorded TV, specifically Dynamo : Magician Impossible. One of the episodes I liked featured an effect where Dynamo take a bottle of water, pours some out and then shakes it and the wat...
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The Quick Posts Category

Sometimes I do something, or come across some information and I feel like its worth sharing but don’t quite have anywhere it fits in. So thanks to the pointer by my mate Craig Balding I am borrowing Didier Stevens “...
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Doorways … The linking between your memory frames

Happy New Year everyone and welcome to 2015. I had planned to write about this last year (like many things planned ), however yesterday as I searched my house for something I suddenly remembered and thought I would do it as a 2...
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This or That … The Fatal Aggressive Close

Influence and or manipulation is always an interesting topic, and we may often ask ourselves why we came to the conclusion that made us act in a certain way. In the past I have spoken about how we can do the mini brain buffer o...
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Perfect Password Tips Infograph … Created by Who Is Hosting This?

Super quick post to share another Infograph that people may find of use to share around password creating tips. Source WhoIsHostingThis
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