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Social Engineering Toolkit 5.1 Released

Dave Kennedy from TrustedSec has released a new version of the Social Engineering Toolkit (SET) which is now at version 5.1.  I have listed the changelog here: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ version 5.1 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ * when specifying a custom wordlist in SET – added the ability for ports to be specified ipaddr:portnum for example 192.168.5.5:2052 just in case … Continue reading

Social Engineering is a Fraud – Jamison Sheeres

The following video and text is courtesy of Irongeek. Social Engineering has increasingly been in the headlines lately, with several breaches over the last couple of years being attributed to this concept. Security companies have been quick to jump on this and claim they have the latest and greatest counter to social engineering. This presentation … Continue reading

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