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Hypnosis

Reality Bending … Online Hypnosis Training with James Brown

Posted  July 24, 2016  by  Dale Pearson

Subscribers and regular visitors to the blog will know I am a fan of hypnosis, and like most things I am passionate for I am always on the look out to discover new ways of doing things, gaining perspective of others and generally a healthy thirst for knowledge. You will of noticed I have purchased […]

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Review

Secrets of PickPocketing … Online Training with The Professional Opportunist

Posted  March 11, 2016  by  Dale Pearson

Back in October 2012 I attended a Pickpocket Training Day with Professional Opportunist James Brown, and I blogged about it on this site here. It was a great session and many people have asked me about it, but not everyone has the time to travel, or may have logistical and financial constraints based on geographical […]

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Misdirection

Faking It To Make It … Fake Data Generation Recommendations List

Posted  July 17, 2015  by  Dale Pearson

Depending on your history and how you got into InfoSec you may or may not of been exposed to the world of developer testing, if you did I am sure you have many unhappy memories of arguing why “real” data should not be used in the testing world, and if like me you have horror […]

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Social Engineering

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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Twitter Stalking with Bing Maps … Recontastic

So this is pretty old news as I think it was first announced on the Interwebs in mid to late 2010 and I could have swarn I blogged about it, but apparently not, perhaps it was just a tweet, who knows. Anyway, in the Maltego cla...
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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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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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Subliminal Hacking at Hash Days 2011 … Swiss Security Conference

Hashdays is the premier technical security conference in the center of Switzerland organized by DEFCON Switzerland. During 4 days the center of Switzerland will become also the center of IT security knowledge transfer. On Octo...
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Derren Brown’s Miracle Tour … An Almost Perfect Night

Yesterday was the 7th April 2015 and once again me and my friends made the pilgrimage to the New Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham (the new old one, the same one we always go to Carl 🙂 ). Before I get into the short review / s...
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