Subliminal Hacking
The Art and Science of Social Engineering


 
Posts Tagged ‘Social Engineering’
 

 

The Idiots That Get Socially Engineered

We are all familiar with Social Engineering, we experience it every day, its covered in the media and is utilised in various different contexts. However, a common theme that I read about, but also have people talk to me about i...
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Ethical Boundaries of Simulated Testing

Like most days social media is flowing with opinions, perspectives, ego and testosterone 🙂 The most recent discussions that have sparked my interest have been those around what is or in many cases isn’t considered to b...
by Dale Pearson
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Derren Brown Pushed To The Edge … A Good Reminder

Tuesday the 12th January 2016, Derren Brown returned to our screens and presented us with Pushed To The Edge. The premise for the show was to demonstrate how social compliance can influence behaviour, and how plausible would it...
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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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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