Spear phishing attacks breach Podesta, Powell, and the DNC

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Recent headlines have thrown social engineering tactics back into the spotlight and with the election, it’s no wonder that the candidates are the primary targets of attacks. In recent months Robert Podesta, Colin Powell and the Democratic National Convention have had emails dumped to WikiLeaks by persons unknown. While many of these are attributed to a certain group, the goal here is not to look at the attribution but the method.   Continue Reading >

DEF CON 23 SECTF Results Webinar

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Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 Time: 10 am PT/ 1 pm ET Duration: 1 hour Presenters: Chris Hadnagy, Chief Human Hacker and Michele Fincher, Chief Influencing Agent, Social-Engineer, LLC Registration: click here The Social Engineering Capture the Flag (SECTF) Competition, presented by Social-Engineer LLC, is held annually at the DEF CON hacking conference to generate awareness Continue Reading >

DEF CON 23 – Recap, Updates and More!

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We just came out of our coma and realized we haven’t updated all of you who couldn’t make it on what happened at DEF CON 23. So, we pulled ourselves up from the floor and started writing. 

The SEVillage At DEF CON 23

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Are you ready to ru……. DEF CON.  What emotions does that elicit in you?  For my team and me, it is a mixture of excitement and exhaustion. This year will prove to be no different; if anything, it will prove to be even more of both. We just wanted to take a few moments to Continue Reading >