Monday thousands of Tumblr users were targeted by an worm that used the Tumblr reblogging feature to spread the infectious blog.
Kevin Morris published an article about his findings on the worm and he even posted a screenshot of the blog. The blog post started with the words "Dearest Tumblr users".
Just when it looked like Anti-Virus was getting the upper hand against the Social Engineering Toolkit…
At the Security Bsides conference in Cleveland, David Kennedy the author of SET, showed off some of the program’s new features. One is a very interesting way to get a remote shell by completely bypass Anti-Virus using a Windows Powershell attack. Let’s take a quick look at how this works.
On March 9 of this year, a piece of Facebook software spotted something suspicious.
A man in his early thirties was chatting about sex with a 13-year-old South Florida girl and planned to meet her after middle-school classes the next day.
Facebook's extensive but little-discussed technology for scanning postings and chats for criminal activity automatically flagged the conversation for employees, who read it and quickly called police.
Facebook is one of the social media giants that has an application ready for you. Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are my favourite social media platforms and I have their applications installed on my smartphone.
I know what i have agreed to and I know how to use my social media in a way that it won't harm my "direct" life.
Not everyone is aware of the power that is being hold in these smartphone applications.
Author, researcher and Global Research associate Andrew Gavin Marshall joins us to discuss the American robber barons of the 19th century and how they used tax-free foundations as a vehicle for transforming their vast fortunes into political and social control.
Social engineering is commonly understood to mean the art of manipulating people into performing actions or divulging confidential information. While it is similar to a confidence trick or simple fraud, the term typically applies to trickery or deception for the purpose of information gathering, fraud, or computer system access; in most cases the attacker never comes face-to-face with the victims.
Thousands of businesses and consumers are putting themselves at risk each day by publicly revealing their email addresses on Twitter.
Websense monitored Twitter in January and found that users were publicly sharing email addresses connected with their inboxes, social media identities, and bank accounts – leaving them open to advanced social spear phishing attacks.
Today i bumped on the SOCL.com website of Microsoft. When you go on the website you get a message where the Microsoft team says sorry that they published the project online.
To be sure that it is a website from Microsoft i did a who is lookup:
WHOIS information for socl.com :