Ryan MacDougall - OSINT in the Real World - DEF CON 27 Social Engineering Village

What Is Your Favorite OSINT Tool?

In This Issue: "What is Your Favorite OSINT Tool?" Ryan MacDougall, an OSINT trainer and speaker on the topic, answers how and when to choose and use tools for an investigation.  The ...
Hey Alexa, Whats a Phone Book?

“Hey Alexa, What’s a Phone Book?”

Recently, my husband came home from his day at work and during our normal evening conversation, I asked, “How was work today?” His reply was, “It was alright, we had another order ...
ethical hackers

Ethical Hackers: Filling a Vital Role in Society

In This Issue: "Ethical Hackers: Filling a Vital Role in Society." What comes to your mind when you hear the word "hackers" or "hacking?" Do you picture faceless people in hoodies, wreaking ...
Social-Engineer Newsletter Vol 09 – Issue 120

Social-Engineer Newsletter Vol 09 – Issue 120

Back to School: Education Through Security No more pencils, no more books, no more teachers’ dirty looks. We can all remember singing this as we skipped out of school on the last ...
Criminals target our emotions

Social-Engineer Newsletter Vol 09 – Issue 119

In This Issue: “Criminals Target Our Emotions.” The Infosec community gained important perspectives from the 2019 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). Of the 2,013 confirmed breaches, 33% included social attacks. For ...
Social-Engineer Newsletter Vol 09 – Issue 118

Social-Engineer Newsletter Vol 09 – Issue 118

SEVillage – 10 Years in Review Ten years ago, when Chris Hadnagy, Founder & CEO of Social-Engineer, LLC, was first approached by DEF CON founder Jeff Moss and asked to start a ...
charity scams

Social-Engineer Newsletter Vol 09 – Issue 117

In This Issue: "Charity Scams are Real - How Low Will They Go to Exploit a Tragedy?" Find out how cyber criminals monetize tragedy and exploit human emotions.   The post Social-Engineer Newsletter ...
Social-Engineer Newsletter Vol 09 – Issue 116

Social-Engineer Newsletter Vol 09 – Issue 116

In This Issue: "A Beginner's Insight Into Vishing." How can someone become a successful visher? Social-Engineer recently hired two team members who have been accumulating tremendous success. We interviewed them and we ...
DEF CON 26 SE VILLAGE - Ryan MacDougall -  From Introvert to SE The Journey

Social-Engineer Newsletter Vol 09 – Issue 115

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A Path to Social Engineering Through my years in the information technology world and into the information security world, I have met numerous personality types from young go-getters, older seen-it-all types and ...