There are those who loved school and those who, like Ferris Bueller, loved getting out of school. However, SEORG is getting more and more reports of students focused on the study of SE in the classroom!
Here’s an oldie but goodie. A man and his son are in a serious car accident and both are taken to the emergency room, unconscious. The boy is wheeled immediately into surgery. The surgeon takes one look at him and says, “I can’t operate on this child, he’s my son.” Who is the surgeon?
Lots of questions have been coming in regards our DerbyCon Contest to be held at our Social-Engineer, Inc. sponsor booth. So let me take a few moments to answer the questions and outline the competition. We wanted to have something fun, challenging and also unique. Chris reached out to the National Institute of Polygraph Examiners and […]
Social engineering. We can remember a time when typing that into a search engine lead to almost no return. Maybe some “free burger” videos or the like, but nothing about security. Jump forward to the present day and social engineering is more than just “free burgers”, it is a vector used in over 66% of […]
Information is the crux of any social engineering engagement. It merits then that we talk about Info Gathering often. It just so happens that at times there are stories in the news that highlight what happens when people are overconfident and post dumb things online. Overconfidence has led to military and political defeats, huge professional sports […]
I want to start off this newsletter with a thank you. Five years ago when we started our little website, blog, newsletter and podcast we never knew it would turn into what it has today. Recently, we have had some nice growth and for the last few months you have been enjoying some great newsletters […]
Students are becoming victims of identity theft in record numbers. Find out what you can do to protect your 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, […]