I socially engineered a social engineer. Here’s how.

Whilst I knew I had put a lot of thought into my pranks, as I edged closer to the infosec industry I did think the ‘prank’ label might not be doing me any favors. I’d gone with ‘EMAIL PRANKSTER’ as it was literally descriptive and added a clown horn to what I was doing, which… Continue reading I socially engineered a social engineer. Here’s how.

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

After social engineering my way into the inboxes of White House staff and Banking CEOs I then went to work in email security — it was very much the fairy tail ending. For 3 years I manipulated BEC (Business Email Compromise) cyber-criminals into revealing specific intelligence which was then passed on to global financial institutions… Continue reading Authentic tales from my time as a social engineer + lessons I’ve learnt as a email security professional.