Posts Tagged "social engineering"

The Art of Human Hacking

The Art of Human Hacking

It’s hard to believe that the social-engineer.org project began 14 months ago. This project started from a simple idea ­ to build the world’s first framework for social engineers. In these 14 months, this project has grown into the leading resource for all real social engineering education. The CTF that…

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How Strong Is Your Schmooze ?

Are you looking for a real Social Engineering CTF challenge? Join Social-Engineer.Org and Offensive Security in the Official Social Engineering CTF hosted at Defcon 18.

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Malicious Google Gadgets in Action

Malicious Google WidgetA new report by emgent shows malicious Google Gadgets in action. The vulnerability lies in the ability of a malicious user to add their own Gadgets on a separate domain space, without Google’s authorization. The attack variant shown in the movie can be altered to steal cookies, run arbitrary JavaScript on victim machines, and could be further weaponised to great Malicious Google Gadget worms.
When researching this topic, we found references to similar vulnerabilities which date back to 2007, reported by Tom Stracener and Robert Hansen.

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