Authentic tales from my time as a social engineer + lessons I’ve learnt as a email security professional.

Having successfully social engineered my way into the inboxes of White House staff and Banking CEOs, I then took my intense curiosity off into the world of email security. For 3 years I manipulated BEC (Business Email Compromise) cyber-criminals into revealing specific intelligence which was passed on to global financial institutions and law enforcement agencies.… Continue reading Authentic tales from my time as a social engineer + lessons I’ve learnt as a email security professional.

Inbox Hypnotism™

It was back in 2017; whilst I was co-writing an article with Dr Ian Levy; the Technical Director at the NCSC, that I first used the term ‘inbox hypnotism™’. It seemed to perfectly describe the symbiotic state someone lost within their emails slips into, as their subconscious takes greater responsibility for peripheral processes. Being; ‘In… Continue reading Inbox Hypnotism™