[Article]-The 5 Secrets to Phishing Success

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  • #6159
     Don Donzal 
    Keymaster

    Awesome new article for Mr. Murray’s Column. This one takes some of the fantastic knowledge in his head into a real-world application with practical & useful advice you can use immediately.

    Permanent link: [Article]-The 5 Secrets to Phishing Success

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    These days, it’s hard to perform a penetration test without attempting some sort of online social engineering, and most often, this takes the format of some type of phishing attack (whether targeted or across a wide user base).

    While we spend epic amounts of time getting our exploits and payloads perfect (even if we’re using SET), far too often we see testers using stock emails or variants of canned emails that they’ve been taught to use without thinking about the real keys to getting their emails read and acted upon.

    These are my five most-often overlooked secrets to making sure that your email phishing works…

    Let him know what you think, and, if it helped, tell us how.

    Don

  • #38504
     dynamik 
    Participant

    Mike was also recently interviewed on PDC: http://pauldotcom.com/wiki/index.php/Episode232

    I have no idea how I haven’t heard of The Hacker Academy, but it’s definitely been added to my list!

    Has anyone out there participated in their training? I’d love to hear about any experiences.

  • #38505
     tturner 
    Participant

    I have been working on a review based on the 90 days of access they granted me late last year. I had sent some questions over to THA which they responded to but then I completely dropped the ball in the midst of everything else going on. I’d be happy to finish putting that together. I’ll try to get it done this next week and post it here.

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