Probably one of the hottest topics for social engineers is how to detect who is lying and how to improve your ability to fool your targets. Today we picked two articles to discuss about this topic briefly.
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.
We have been collecting interesting articles and stories from around the Internet that have to do with Social Engineering. This is the start of a blog thread devoted to these stories and what we can learn from them.
After a short and intense setup, we are ready to present the Offsec Exploit Archive. We’ve recreated the milw0rm database, updated it and are now accepting submissions. The purpose of the site is to provide researchers and security enthusiasts a repository of exploits, and when possible, the relevant affected software. We’ve started the party by […]
The day has finally arrived… we just released our first podcast. I really hope you like it, we had a great time. We look forward to your feedback…. Check out the podcast page for more news.
So last night we hosted an awesome session with Dave “Rel1K” Kennedy and many who had questions. What follows is the transcripts for that conversation. Enjoy and keep checking in because we will be hosting more sessions like this. loganWHD: so tell us the story of how SET was created ReL1K: Well, long story short […]
For years studies have come out that link the fact that people from all cultures across the globe associate the lack of eye contact with their belief the person is lying. Is this true? How can we tell? Much research has been done on this fact. Dr. Paul Ekman and Dr. David Matsumoto have devoted […]
It may be the opinion of some that “Social Engineering is just believing in your lie” or “SE is a matter of who is the best liar” and even “Social Engineering is a matter of just making up a believable story.” Some believe that social engineering is no more than smoke and mirrors and con’ing people. We thought we would reach out and try to dispel some of these myths by writing a small series of articles about this question. The series will be called “How To Become a Social Engineer”