Mon, 27 February 2023
Welcome to the Social-Engineer Podcast: The SE Etc. Series. This series will be hosted by Chris Hadnagy, CEO of Social-Engineer LLC, and The Innocent Lives Foundation, as well as Social-Engineer.Org and The Institute for Social Engineering. Chris will be joined by his co-host Patrick Laverty as they discuss topics pertaining to the world of Social Engineering. [Feb 27, 2023]
00:00 - Intro
00:46 - Patrick Laverty Intro
01:40 - Intro Links
06:11 - Todays Topic: Popular Scams and How They Work
08:21 - Let's Start with Romance Scams
10:10 - How it Starts
15:34 - Preying on Loss
17:01 - What about the IRS scams?
20:52 - Protecting the Grandparents
23:28 - Real Customer Service
27:32 - The Parent Trap
29:51 - Scamming Kids
32:00 - What can we do?
33:43 - The Next Steps
37:01 - The Power of Suggestions
39:27 - Wrap Up
Find us online
- Chris Hadnagy
- LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/christopherhadnagy
Direct download: Ep._200_-_The_SE_ETC_Series_-_Popular_Scams_And_How_They_Work_with_Patrick_and_Chris.mp3
Category:SE Etc. -- posted at: 2:00am EDT
Mon, 20 February 2023
Today on the Social-Engineer Podcast: The Security Awareness Series, Ryan and I are joined by Haseeb Awan. Haseeb is the CEO & Founder of Efani Secure Mobile, a company that works with ultra-high-net-worth individuals on their Mobile Security. Previously, he co-founded one of the largest Bitcoin ATM networks. He has been featured on NYT, TechCrunch, Wall Street Journal, Hulu, and several international media outlets. [Feb 20, 2023]
00:00 - Intro
00:50 - Intro Links:
03:55 - Haseeb Awan Intro
05:23 - What led you from Bitcoin to Sim Swapping?
10:10 - More Than Financial Loss
12:27 - Protecting Something Out of Your Control
14:06 - It's About More than the Price
16:52 - Security vs Convenience
20:00 - Explaining Without Scaring
24:26 - The Importance of Stories
26:15 - Consider It Insurance
28:38 - Will the TelCos Follow Suit?
31:19 - Tips for a More Secure Company
32:33 - Book Recommendations:
- Zero to One – Peter Thiel
34:08 - Find Haseeb Awan Online
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/haseeb
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/efani
- LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/efani/
- YouTube: https://youtube.com/@efani
34:52 - Wrap Up & Outro
Direct download: Ep._199_-_Security_Awareness_Series_-_Bitcoin_and_SIM_Swap_with_Haseeb_Awan.mp3
Category:Security Awareness -- posted at: 2:00am EDT
Mon, 13 February 2023
Ep. 198 - Human Element Series - Using Compassion And Resiliency To Better Your Life with Dr. Cortney Warren
Today we are joined by Dr. Cortney S. Warren, a board-certified clinical psychologist and former tenured associate professor of psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Dr. Warren is an expert on addictions, self-deception, eating pathology, and the practice of psychotherapy from a cross-cultural perspective. With almost 50 peer reviewed journal articles, 7 book chapters, two books, and 75 professional presentations, Dr. Warren’s work appears in some of the field's top journals. She has won some of the most prestigious awards in her field.
In addition to publishing in scientific, peer-reviewed journals, Dr. Warren is passionate about bringing psychological research to the general public. She works as a research consultant, keynote speaker, and writes a blog for Psychology Today. This month, she published a self-help book on love addiction and breakups called Letting Go of Your Ex. [Feb 13, 2023]
00:00 – Intro
00:22 – Intro Links
04:01 - Dr. Cortney Warren Intro
05:51 - A Personal and Professional Merging of Experiences
07:41 - Freedom in the Hard Truth
09:43 - The Path from Honest Liars
11:54 - Core Struggle: Addictive Behaviors
15:09 - The War Inside Your Head
16:48 - Hold Up a Mirror
18:18 - The Role of Self Deception (In Love)
22:08 - Addicted to Love
24:40 - When the Honeymoon is Over
28:37 - Guided by Values
31:42 - The Importance of Alignment
34:10 - Leading By Example
36:06 - A Call for Compassion
38:49 - Find Dr. Cortney Warren online
40:09 - Who do you consider your greatest mentors?
41:10 - My Grandmother: A Lesson in Resilience
44:09 - Book Recommendations
46:08 - Guest Wrap Up
46:48 – Outro
Direct download: Ep._198_-_Human_Element_Series_-_Using_Compassion_And_Resiliency_To_Better_Your_Life_with_Dr._Cortney_Warren.mp3
Category:Human Element Series -- posted at: 2:00am EDT
Mon, 6 February 2023
Welcome to the Social-Engineer Podcast: The Doctor Is In Series – where we will discuss understandings and developments in the field of psychology.
In today’s episode, Chris and Abbie are discussing: Information Elicitation. We will discuss what it is, why it’s so important to use ‘science-based interviewing’, and why approaches that encourage cooperation are better than manipulation of information retrieval. [Feb 6, 2023]
00:00 – Intro
00:20 – Dr. Abbie Maroño Intro
00:54 – Intro Links
03:58 – The Topic of the Day: Information Elicitation
05:41 – How does your scientific research affect practitioners?
06:47 – Start with the Brain
07:32 – Elicitation: A Scientific Definition
09:36 – Weaponizing Elicitation
11:17 – It's Easier Than You Think
13:40 – The Perils of Poker Face
16:41 – Being on the Defensive
19:17 – Me, You, and Us
21:28 – The Verbal Approaches
25:16 – Collaboration is Key!
30:37 – An Effective Approach: Subliminal Priming
32:00 – "They'll Become What They're Called"
33:33 – This Applies to Life
35:07 – Make it Conversational
36:56 – The Scharff Technique
40:48 – Forensic vs Clinical
43:23 – Last Week on "24"
45:01 – Tips for the Boss: Shame Doesn't Work
49:41 – This is the Hardest Part
51:46 – Wrap Up & Outro
Find us online:
Kong, Y., & Schoenebeck, G. (2019). An information theoretic framework for designing information elicitation mechanisms that reward truth-telling. ACM Transactions on Economics and Computation (TEAC), 7(1), 1-33.
Lakin, J. L., Jefferis, V. E., Cheng, C. M., & Chartrand, T. L. (2003). The chameleon effect as social glue: Evidence for the evolutionary significance of nonconscious mimicry. Journal of nonverbal behavior, 27(3), 145-162.
Tschacher, W., Rees, G. M., & Ramseyer, F. (2014). Nonverbal synchrony and affect in dyadic interactions. Frontiers in psychology, 5, 1323.
Brandon, S. E., Wells, S., & Seale, C. (2018). Science‐based interviewing:
Information elicitation. Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling, 15(2), 133-148.
Kong, Y., Schoenebeck, G., Tao, B., & Yu, F. Y. (2020, April). Information elicitation mechanisms for statistical estimation. In Proceedings of the AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (Vol. 34, No. 02, pp. 2095-2102).
Shaw, D. J., Vrij, A., Leal, S., Mann, S., Hillman, J., Granhag, P. A., & Fisher, R. P. (2015). Mimicry and investigative interviewing: Using deliberate mimicry to elicit information and cues to deceit. Journal of Investigative Psychology and
Offender Profiling, 12(3), 217-230.
Baddeley, M. C., Curtis, A., & Wood, R. (2004). An introduction to prior information derived from probabilistic judgements: elicitation of knowledge, cognitive bias and herding. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 239(1), 15-27.
Deeb, H., Vrij, A., Leal, S., & Burkhardt, J. (2021). The effects of sketching while narrating on information elicitation and deception detection in multiple interviews. Acta Psychologica, 213, 103236.
Boone, R. T., & Buck, R. (2003). Emotional expressivity and trustworthiness: The role of nonverbal behavior in the evolution of cooperation. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 27(3), 163-182.
Culpepper, P. D. (2018). Creating cooperation. In Creating Cooperation. Cornell University Press.
Brimbal, L., Dianiska, R. E., Swanner, J. K., & Meissner, C. A. (2019). Enhancing cooperation and disclosure by manipulating affiliation and developing rapport in investigative interviews. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 25(2), 107.
Granhag, P. A., Oleszkiewicz, S., Strömwall, L. A., & Kleinman, S. M. (2015).
Eliciting intelligence with the Scharff technique: Interviewing more and less cooperative and capable sources. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 21(1), 100.
Vallano, J. P., & Schreiber Compo, N. (2015). Rapport-building with cooperative witnesses and criminal suspects: A theoretical and empirical review. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 21(1), 85.
Rilling, J. K., Gutman, D. A., Zeh, T. R., Pagnoni, G., Berns, G. S., & Kilts, C. D. (2002). A neural basis for social cooperation. Neuron, 35(2), 395-405.
Fehr, E., & Rockenbach, B. (2004). Human altruism: economic, neural, and evolutionary perspectives. Current opinion in neurobiology, 14(6), 784-790.
Krill, A. L., & Platek, S. M. (2012). Working together may be better: Activation of reward centers during a cooperative maze task. PloS one, 7(2), e30613.
Direct download: Ep._197_-_The_Doctor_Is_In_Series_-_Information_Elicitation.mp3
Category:The Doctor Is In Series -- posted at: 2:00am EDT