There has been a whirlwind in the news about the spy cameras on students issue at the high school in Philly. Now to uncover other schools admitting to the same thing.
The Social-Engineer Blog
The Social-Engineer Blog is an informational post designed to keep our readers up-to-date with current SE news involving science, research, and studies. It also reports on SE attacks with tips on staying safe, as well as funny stories that are related to SE.
Basically the gist of the story is that a school in Philadelphia USA issues laptops to their students. One day Little Blake Robbins goes to school and is slapped with a “improper behavior in his home” disciplinary action.
Thank you to everyone we met at ShmooCon
Interview with the BackTrack 4 Dev Team
Maltego 3 Leaked
Our friend and contributor Matt was kind enough to put into writing a few stories from his law enforcement days. This excellent example shows how important it is to pay attention to the little details when information gathering. Sometimes the littlest details can make or break the story…..
It brings to light some very interesting facts…. malicious social engineers are looking at what is “bothering” people and then offering information and/or solutions if “you just click here.” Everything from money help for the economic woes people are experiencing right down to cures for the H1N1 Virus. It makes a further valid point, that the users are the ones who are to blame.
The first thing that happened when I mentioned this blog post was a few people saying, “This doesn’t have much to do with social engineering so why they heck do you want to blog about it?” The truth is… it doesn’t have much to do with social engineering at all, but it is so darn […]