Think you’re safe because you’re an upstanding citizen and don’t engage in risky online behaviors? Think again. Two identity thieves recently attempted to cheat over one hundred Emory University graduates after stealing their identities and obtaining loans using the stolen information.
Social-Engineer.org today announced the release of the Social Engineer Capture the Flag Report, collecting data from the fifth Social Engineer Capture the Flag (SECTF) contest, held at DEF CON 21. During one of the most prominent and popular annual events at DEF CON, a pool of 10 men and 10 women, from diverse backgrounds and experience levels, Continue Reading >
About a year or so ago when Social-Engineer ran a poll asking the public who they thought would be better as a Social-Engineer, this is how the public voted. Women won hands down. We set out to see if that was true with the first ever Men Vs Women SECTF at Def Con 20 – Continue Reading >
There is nothing good about stories where people are killed in mass shooting, especially when there is no reason given for such atrocities. Today a man (maybe more than one) carrying an assault rifle, shotgun and handgun gained access into the Washington Navy Yard and killed 12 people, injuring many more. The news is doing Continue Reading >
Did anyone get the number of that Mack Truck that hit us? – Someone said Black Hat & DEF CON was on the front grill…. Social-Engineer has again taken Vegas by storm and we know some of our readers couldn’t make it out there to be with us, so we wanted to take some time Continue Reading >