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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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Subliminal Hacking

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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Social Engineering

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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Social Engineering

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

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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BeEF-HowTo

How To Autorun Modules in BeEF … Browser Exploitation Framework

Unless you are the Social Engineer with the fastest fingers in the west, you are going to have a challenge on your hands trying to initiate the various BeEF modules of interest when you initially hook a compromised host. So to ...
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How To Install BeEF … Browser Exploitation Framework

The Browser Exploitation Framework (BeEF) is an excellent tool for Social Engineers and Pentesters. This video provides a quick How To on installing it under Linux. The install from start to finish takes around 10 minutes, but ...
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USB STICK GSM BUG … REVIEW

In April 2012 I was fortunate enough to be given a free USB Stick from Online Spy Shop that is a GSM Bug as part of a small give away they were running. I have had this sat on the shelf since it arrived but havent found the tim...
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Happy New Year … New Site Design

Happy New Year everyone and all the best for 2013. To kick off the New Year for Subliminal Hacking I am excited to launch the new design I have been working on. Its my hope the new layout and look make the site easier to navi...
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OSINT

OSINT Tools … Recommendations List

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 l...
by Dale Pearson
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