Posts Tagged ‘social engineering’

Scammers promise to pay you back as soon as they get home

Skype and any instant messaging system is trusted by user, this makes any account hacked can be used by attacker to make scams and have some income. New case have been posted on Kaspersky blog where attacker compromised one contact and started to send the following message: Skype scam reported by Kaspersky Hey. I’m on [...]

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Linkedin Klepto – Social Engineering Tool for LinkedIn

During a penetration testing it is important to conduct a company profiling, search online for information available on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn that will help to find the system used by the company. On internet there is too much information and data related to any company and can be used for [...]

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Review: uCertify CEH v7 your Quick path to be certified

Today we hear a lot about new generation of IT Security certifications, you go to Linkedin and you find all people adding their certifications on their profiles and this can be a good way to promote their appearance on different search engines.  If you decide to pass some new certifications than this article interests you, [...]

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FBPwn – Facebook social engineering framework

Today we are sharing all our sensitive information on social networks websites such as Facebook, twitter and more. I have just used a very nice tool that you can use on your lab as a PoC about how it will be possible in a few minutes to download profiles and pages with all pictures locally. [...]

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theHarvester Retrieve Desired Information Online

theHarvester is a Computer-based social engineering tool for gathering e-mail accounts, user names and hostnames/subdomains from different public sources like search engines and PGP key servers. This tools is intended to help Penetration testers in the early stages of the project It’s a really simple tool, but very effective. The sources supported are: Google – [...]

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New Update: The Social-Engineer Toolkit v1.3.5

Social engineering has enjoying an increasingly effective and prominent role in effective online attacks. The term itself is a big one, encompassing targeted surveillance and information-gathering techniques that early hacking stars such as Kevin Mitnick mastered (and went on to write about), down to the ubiquitous phishing and spam email message. “The Social Engineering Toolkit [...]

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New Release: The Social Engineering Toolkit v1.1

Social engineering has enjoying an increasingly effective and prominent role in effective online attacks. The term itself is a big one, encompassing targeted surveillance and information-gathering techniques that early hacking stars such as Kevin Mitnick mastered (and went on to write about), down to the ubiquitous phishing and spam email message. “The Social Engineering Toolkit [...]

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