The SEPodcast takes a different turn this month and we invite on an ex-Member of UGNazi on the podcast known as CosmoTheGod or Eric Taylor.  He talks to us about his process to reform from malicious social engineer to human firewall for the good. Jan 8, 2018


Ep. 101 – Flash Bangs: The Reformation of a Social Engineer

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Show Notes

What is social engineering

Eric Taylor, aka CosmoTheGod, formerly of UGNazi has been caught arrested and now reforming his past ways turn his skills to the good.  Join us as we talk to Eric about:

  • How did you stop the Kansas City Swatter?
  • How did you get into hacking and social engineering?
  • How did you reform?
  • What are you going to do to stay on the side of right?
  • What are you going to do now?
  • and so much more.


The SEPanel this month was Chris Hadnagy @humanhacker and Cat Murdock @catmurd0ck

You can find Eric on Twitter at:

And he recommends the book by Kevin Mitnick, Ghost in the Wires