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Social Engineering: gathering information

In this post, I'll show you some methods social engineers use to gather information about an organization or person. OSINT: Open Source Intelligence, with this framework the information is gathered from public sources. Examples of this sources are traditional mass-media, open source information provided by the government, blogs, social media, wikis, conferences, online libraries. Many… Continue reading Social Engineering: gathering information

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Social Engineering: Basic attacks(techniques)

Continuing with these series of posts, now I tell you some basic SE techniques: Tailgating: It consists of following someone authorized to enter a restricted area when we are not authorized to enter that place. Human courtesy place a big role here: imagine you see someone behind you that is carrying something heavy or lots… Continue reading Social Engineering: Basic attacks(techniques)

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Cyber Sec: Keyloggers

Imagine someone could obtain everything that you have typed in your keyboard, or even take screenshots of your computer. Well, both of these actions can be accomplished thanks to keyloggers. A keylogger is a program that records the keys you type on your keyboard, this record is then sent to a specific server (where the attacker can… Continue reading Cyber Sec: Keyloggers


Cyber Sec: Importance of updating

Every person that owns a computer has to deal with those annoying pop ups telling you to update some program in your computer (specially if you are a windows user). They may be a pester for some but ,believe or not, is really important to keep your software updated. Each update covers some vulnerabilities found… Continue reading Cyber Sec: Importance of updating

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Cyber Security: Malvertising

Have you ever entered a website and saw an ad like this: MAKE THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS FROM HOME WITH THIS SECRET TECHNIQUE!!! You can't miss this opportunity!!!, well if you have (and is very likely you did) you just watched a malvertise. Malvertising is a practice used in web designed to camouflage malware in advertising… Continue reading Cyber Security: Malvertising