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Social Engineering: Bypassing the Human Firewall

Ok exciting news from my side. I have my first article on Social Engineering published in a magazine in Mexico.  This is a favourite topic of mine which I find particularly interesting, and I have been researching this topic since I read “The Art of Deception” by Kevin Mitnick before DefCon 18 last year. Click here … Continue reading

Anonymous calls UK arrests a “Declaration of War”

I´m back from a hectic week of knee deep design work and it´s Friday so I have found 20 minutes to update the site with some news. Following on the heels of news reports that five young men have been arrested in the U.K. in an investigation into distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks initiated by … Continue reading

New book release – Social Engineering:The Art of Human Hacking

It is always exciting when you come across new examples and concepts in Social Engineering. Chris Hadnagy has published a new book on Social Engineering called “Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking”. I am in the process of getting my hands on this book through the publisher and will be doing a full review … Continue reading

Facebook worm spread via photo album chat lure

A new Facebook worm is causing havoc amongst users who are prompted to click on a malicious link in Facebook.  This again highlights the threat that Social Networking sites can cause to both personal and business users. The full article is taken from http://www.theregister.co.uk and authored by John Leyden.