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Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking. Published by. Wiley Publishing, Inc. Crosspoint Boulevard. Indianapolis, IN Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking - Ricardo Geek | Pages The Coaching Habit. Hacking the Human - Social Engineering Techniques and Security Countermeasures The art of deception: controlling the human element of security.

February Eakan GopalKrish. Kevin Mitnick--one of the most famous social engineers inthe world--popularized the term "socialengineering. He touches on microexpressions and Neurolinguistic Programming NLP in deceptive conversations, but these are very surface-level discussions. Legal authority. This book is a valuable tool when modelling human behaviour. White house has blocked access to twitter website for undisclosed reasons, though President Barack Obama is known to have two twitter accounts.

Wile reading this book I learned about social engineering and how to use and manipulate people using the tactics used in the book. The book also is a good thing to learn about to protect your self from the people trying to hurt or scam me using the tactics in the book.

This book shows how to make people do what you want to do, wile also making them think i I found that this book is vary interesting. This book shows how to make people do what you want to do, wile also making them think its their idea and to make them think that it will also benefit them, but actually is putting them at a disadvantage on them. Giving me or the attacker the advantage. The book also shows how to infiltrate corporations to get information.

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From reading this book It has showed me the light in the dark and now when I grow up I want to use use this info in a job in the future. This book has sparked a interest in me to fine more about social engineering as a hobby and as a job.

I will only use this book information to do good and not for evil entente. I be leave everyone should read this book. It shows how to protect your self from people who want to harm you by showing how to prevent it.

To keep your information, and possibly company safe from harms way. Jan 18, Wael Ghnimi rated it it was amazing Shelves: I enjoyed reading the book. Those who listen to the social engineering podcast, in which the author takes part, will find in the book most of the topics dealt in the first 20 something podcast episodes. This book is the written witness of the spirit present in the social-engineer podcast.

SE book highlights: In this post, I fly over, following a very personal route, the main ideas that the 9 chapters of this book contain. The book is easy to read. Every chapter conveys some summary points plus a I enjoyed reading the book.

Every chapter conveys some summary points plus a brief summary at the end. This facilitates the identification of the learning points. The lessons learnt are applicable in almost every aspect of our lives. By no means this summary aims to replace the reading of the book. On the contrary, this is a book I recommend to read, not only to information security professionals, but also to anyone interested in knowing how human beings tick.

This book is a valuable tool when modelling human behaviour. Actually, if there is intelligent life in outer space and they need to liaise with humans, this is one of the books that they need to read so that they can understand humans. Interesting point: There are also two telling examples, the USB example mixed with an encounter in a cafe and the stamp collector story.

Some points that I highlight are the following: Interesting their message that every one can have and have different personal realities page Most of the time people want to help page It is eye-opening to know that a simple light conversation is all it takes to get some of the best information out of many people page This chapter mentions the intricacies of elicitation, such as how preloading the target with info or ideas on how we wanted them to react to certain info is a good start page They mention an example related to "how to convince your partner to go for dinner to a steak house" page 62 - it is worth-reading it - would that really work?

A basic way of elicitation is to start a conversation with "I would like to tell you a really funny story" page The author also mentions the concept of preloading. From an social engineering SE viewpoint, "preloading involves knowing your goals before you start". Expressing a mutual interest is more powerful than appealing to someone's ego: More information on elicitation can be found in the social-engineer. Some of the elicitation techniques that the book mentions are: Appealing to one's ego.

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Expression of mutual interest. Deliberate false statements. Volunteering information. Assumed knowledge. The effects of alcohol not a different technique but equally effective. Open ended questions, what do you think of the weather today?

Let's define some concepts that the book presents: Elicitation is the process of extracting information from something or someone. Read the definition on the social-engineer. Pretexting is the act of creating an invented scenario to persuade a targeted victim to release information or perform some action.

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Preloading is influencing subjects before the event. Think about a movie's pre-release trailers. Preloading is a component of a social engineer attack. Some of the techniques the author mentions are: Use open-ended questions to obtain detailed information page Closed-ended questions are appropriate to lead the target to a goal page Asking people a leading question in order to manipulate their memory page Assumptive questions - you need knowledge before hand so they need to be used with care page On the Internet you can be anyone you want to be.

Create a scenario where people are comfortable with providing information they would normally not provide. Practice makes a good pretext.

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Self-confidence is always related to a situation. Cognitive disonance: People have the tendency to seek consistency among beliefs, opinions and cognitions. Dialect - you need to master the right pretexting dialect - at least spend some time listening to people in public talking to each other.

Play it back later from the recorder this is recommendable Use an outline script. Use sounds from e. The author refers to Dr. Paul Ekman. He showed that emotions are universal across cultures and biological backgrounds.

He worked with basic emotions through the microexpressions that show those emotions. However, these skilled people could show those microexpressions in a different time. This chapter mentions a possible way to overcome the client's reluctance to communicate: We need to identify whether they are a fan of sight, hearing or feeling the site www. We also need to try to identify deception by identifying contradiction, hesitation and changes in behaviour and hand gestures.

Some of the NLP language patterns to influence change on interlocutors have to do with the voice tone site mentioned: There is also a general recommendation to watch for a group of signs and not only one sign to determine the baseline of our interlocutor. A set of leads on which we have to focus are microexpressions, body language cues, changes in verb tense and person use.

An example of anchoring is linking a statement of a like kind with a certain gesture. An valuable fact: As smart interlocutors, we need to react to the message, not to the person.

For example, a way to state something could be "it sounds to me like you are" rather that using "you are" alone.

While practicing all these techniques, we need to develop a genuine interest and let the other person talk about herself until she gets bored of it. Let's remember that people's fundamental needs are: The power of perceptionThis chapter mentions concepts such as "kill them verbally with kindness", scarcity and concessions and again that simply asking the target a question can lead to amazing results.

We can manipulate attention through the use of scarcity.

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Let's remember that people are driven to desire that which is hard to obtain. Chapter 6 lists these types of authority: Legal authority. Organisational authority. Social authority in western countries, clothing, cars and titles.

The author also describes the value of commitment and consistency with actions e. Liking people like people who like them. People need to be liked, they change their behaviour to be liked by others.

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Good-looking people succeed more than not good-looking people. Humans attribute more good traits and skills to good-looking people. Dissecting the social engineer This chapter provides a valuable set of examples coming from the author and from Mr Mitnick himself. Prevention and mitigation creating a personal security awareness culture and the importance of developing scripts and being aware of the criticality of the information you are dealing with. A well done overview with added depth in key areas - overall, an excellent resource for any IT professional and will provide utility for a penetration tester looking to strengthen the person-to-person attack vector.

This book is probably best served as paper, versus audio - or at least supplemented with the actual book. This is partly due to the many lists and references and partly due to the off-putting narration.

It wasn't bad, but "good" isn't quite the right word either. This book and further A well done overview with added depth in key areas - overall, an excellent resource for any IT professional and will provide utility for a penetration tester looking to strengthen the person-to-person attack vector. This book and further study and practice in the areas outlined are a means to becoming a more effective Penetration tester.

To the accusers that Hadnagy is presenting tools for manipulation, and criticizing him for that Attackers will use whatever means; ethical or not, to infiltrate a company's infrastructure. NLP, framing, microexpressions - all of the tools and techniques covered in this book.

And they will use others only partly acknowledged in this book, such as blackmail and other means of social leverage. Understanding that "manipulating" humans is common in this field is vital to defense against them. It is ironic that most people are manipulated on a daily basis by advertisers and governments, yet can't come to terms with the methods in the context of information security.

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The Art of Human Hacking 1. The Art of Human Hacking 2. Book details Author: Christopher Hadnagy Pages: After some information gathering, Hadnagy found the locations of servers, IP addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, physical addresses, mail servers, employee names and titles, and much more.

But the real prize of knowledge came when Hadnagy managed to learn the CEO had a family member that had battled cancer, and lived. As a result, he was interested and involved in cancer fundraising and research. Through Facebook, he was also able to get other personal details about the CEO, such as his favorite restaurant and sports team.

Armed with the information, he was ready to strike. He informed him they were offering a prize drawing in exchange for donations--and the prizes included tickets to a game played by his favorite sports team, as well as gift certificates to several restaurants, including his favorite spot.

When Hadnagy and his partner reported back to the company about their success with breaching the CEO's computer, the CEO was understandably angry, said Hadnagy. Takeaway 1: