Subliminal Hacking
The Art and Science of Social Engineering


 
Posts Tagged ‘Social Engineering’
 

 

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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Attention Manipulation Techniques … Natural Buffer Overflows

A key part of being a Social Engineer is being able to create yourself windows of opportunity. These may be to distract peoples attention whilst you slip past a door, pull some keys from a key cabinet, acquire an access card ...
by Dale Pearson
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