The Social-Engineer Podcast

In the movies a Jedi hand wave can force a target to think or act the way they want, but in real life what is needed to “influence” targets to think and act the way you want? Anchoring and Elicitation are two powerful tools of the social engineer. Join us as professional social engineer and FBI agent Robin Dreeke helps us to analyze these two powerful aspects of social engineering. Release Date Dec 12 2010

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Deception is very hard to understand.  What if we could write an algorithm that would dissect deception allow us to delve in at a molecular level?  This month’s podcast does that.  We talk with a psychologist and research that has dedicated his life to defining and understanding deception. Release Date Nov 8 2010

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Non-Verbal Communication is the way our bodys, faces, hands and feet tell the story about what our true thoughts are.  Join us this month as we talk with one of the world’s leading experts in non-verbal communications, Joe Navarro.  A 25 year veteran of the FBI and leading researcher into Body Language and Non-Verbal Communications, Joe helps us to see how these are used to both deceive and detect deception.

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Looking for social engineering skills in interesting jobs has always been a theme of our podcast since the beginning. Our guest this month made a career out of scamming people on camera, but with no malicious intent.  Paul Wilson is a magician, consultant to some of the biggest stars in the world as well as professional con artist.  Join us as we discuss his experiences and what he has learned.  Release Date 13 September 2010

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WOW.  Our first year is just about over and here is our 1st year anniversary episode.We hope you enjoy the social-engineer crew live at DEF CON with a room of about 100 people asking questions and getting involved in the fun. Thank you for the great year and we look forward to whats in store.

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What happens when the results of not being successful can cause jail time?  Is there a way to use SE skills to keep you from the slammer?  We talk to Dale Carson’s author of “Arrest Proof Yourself” about this very topic

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A round table discussion with some of the brightest minds in social engineering. We will discuss future of social engineering and hear some really cool stories of actual exploits.

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Join us as we interview one of the world’s leading experts in unconscious persuasion.  Kevin helps us to analyze the methods that people are manipulated while on auto pilot. We dig deep and learn some of most amazing tips on persuasion you will ever hear. .]

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The information contained in this podcast is some of the most mind blowing we have ever released.  An intimate talk with someone who has detailed knowledge of how to perform identity theft. He outlines, details and shows how these attacks are performed then talks with us how we can mitigate these attacks.  You will not want to miss this one. Download Standard Podcast [...]

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Join the team as we discuss the topics of persuasion and mindlessness with Harvard psychologist and world renowned persuasion expert, Ellen Langer.

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A live edition of the podcast done at Shmoo Con. We had a very lively topic on how we use the information that is gathered on our social engineering audits. We invited TWO special guests, Tom Eston from Security Justice as well as Shawn Moyer. Both are experienced and seasoned pentesters and social engineers. We rip apart the information security field as well as policies, education and user relation in this podcast.

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Have you ever wondered where BackTrack came from?  Want to know how new editions of our favorite pentesting tool come about?  Join us as we talk with muts, balding_parrot, pure_hate as well our panel and special guest and web developer DigiP. This exclusive will be one to remember. Download Standard Podcast [...]

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Join us as we reveal some of the secrets that are widely used in marketing.  From social engineering tactics, NLP secrets and manipulation strategies are now unmasked.  We join forces with NLP and SE Expert Brad Smith to discuss these hot topics. Download Standard Podcast [...]

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