The Social-Engineer Podcast

We don’t do it often… but when a topic so fitting comes up we just get together and chat about it. Yesterday a well known author wrote an article that stated basically “security gets in the way of having fun on the Internet”. This topic is close to us as we all focus on education and security. Enjoy the chat… March 20, 2013

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Join us with Seena Sharp of Sharp Marketing as she helps us understand if it possible to social engineer with out the use of pretexting. She is the author of the book “Competitive Intelligence Advantage” She answers questions like: What type of information is the most important? How to collect valuable data? What are the best sources? And much much more!

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Imagine having the power to not only social engineer anyone into giving over information with out hesitation but actually being happy for having done it? Our long time friend and podcast guest, Robin Dreeke talks about context framing and how we use it to leave our targets saying, “Thank you sir, may I have another?” Date Feb 18, 2013

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Framing is one topic that can make or break the success of a social engineer. What if you could harness the power to reframe yourself to become anything despite any obstacle? Christine Ha is this months guest and she is truly a success story, an inspiration and a star example of re-framing. Date Jan 14, 2013

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As social engineers we don’t often have to deal with the negative aspects of psychology, but this month we do. Retired FBI Profiler and international trainer and speaker, Mary Ellen O’Toole joins us to discuss identifying psychopaths and much much more.

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Our guest this week is notorious forensics guru from the UK, Nick Furneaux. Nick discusses with us the magic of API manipulation. He gave us some free “posh” tips for making websites dump the data we want as social engineers. Try these things below: Download and install the Firefox addon - JSONView Try:- https://api.twitter.com/1/users/lookup.json?screen_name=BarackObama https://api.twitter.com/1/users/lookup.json?screen_name=MittRomney http://code.google.com/apis/ajax/playground/ The last one will find all tweets within 2 miles of the GPS coors (central london) that contains the words London Riot. Replace as desired! http://search.twitter.com/search.json?q=london%20riot&geocode=51.50733,%20-0.12768,2ml&include_entities=true&result_type=mixed This type of data mining can lead to searchable and impressive results for any social engineer. Follow Nick on his twitter account, NickFX Till next month

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DerbyCon V2.0 was an epic con. The team was all present to share if a few firsts - and our first live podcast from DerbyCon… Check it out Date Oct 15, 2012

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Media Manipulation. What Is it? How does it work? Can you really make people see, buy and read things? Ryan is an experienced and talented media manipulator.

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3 years - wow. A truly humbling journey its been. 3 years we have spent researching, dissecting and analyzing all manner of human influence. With the most successful SECTF to date, we celebrate our 36th in style - AT DEFCON 20. The panel has changed (we miss you Jim), the topics have gotten deeper and the quality has gotten better. What did this year include? How did the SECTF go? Well, find out as you join us for our 3 year anniversary LIVE!

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The art of obtaining information without ever asking a question, known as elicitation, is a skill that can make you a master social engineer. Join us as we talk with author and expert on this topic, John Nolan. Date June 11, 2012

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