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31 - Chris Rock & Cyber Mercenaries

The InfoSec & OSINT Show

Release Date: 10/29/2020

74 - Brett Johnson & Online Crime show art 74 - Brett Johnson & Online Crime

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In episode 74, Brett Johnson joins us to talk about online crime, social engineering, spear phishing and trust. My 3 main takeaways were 1) How criminals convince us to trust them online 2) Bypassing company policies via social engineering and 3) How to get people to believe fake news and legends over facts

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73 - Higinio Ochoa & Hacking with Anonymous show art 73 - Higinio Ochoa & Hacking with Anonymous

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In episode 73, Higinio Ochoa joins us for a behind the scenes look at his hacking escapades with Anonymous. The same methodology can be used for bug hunting today. My 3 main takeaways were 1) Building target lists at scale 2) His two OpSec mistakes which led to him getting caught and 3) What his must have hacking tools are now.

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72 - Nathan Sweaney & The Future of Privacy show art 72 - Nathan Sweaney & The Future of Privacy

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In episode 72, Nathan Sweaney joins us talk about the future of privacy. My 3 main takeaways were 1) Who's collecting our bluetooth and wifi signals 2) How to get your talk accepted to a security con and 3) How he used OSINT to steal (in air quotes) his twitter handle from a Nazi.

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71 - Peter Taylor & Fraud Detection show art 71 - Peter Taylor & Fraud Detection

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In episode 71, Peter Taylor "The Fraud Guy" joins us talk about various aspects of fraud. My 3 main takeaways were 1) The common types of fraud he sees in his investigations 2) How Covid has influenced the fraud space and 3) Why aged shell companies and email addresses are so valuable

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70 - Bob Diachenko & Hunting Open Databases show art 70 - Bob Diachenko & Hunting Open Databases

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In episode 70, Volodymyr "Bob" Diachenko joins us talk about his research around open databases. My 3 main takeaways were 1) How he finds open databases 2) How he stays on the legal side when verifying his research and 3) Some cyber hygiene tips to prevent allowing unauthorized access to your critical infrastructure 

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69 - James Linton & The Email Prankster show art 69 - James Linton & The Email Prankster

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In episode 69, James Linton joins us talk about his email pranking days and Business Email Compromise in general. My 3 main takeaways were 1) some tactical tips on how he gained rapport on the initial contact 2) common risks associated with email related fraud and 3) how to protect yourself against email scams

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68 - Christian Espinosa & Tactical Communication show art 68 - Christian Espinosa & Tactical Communication

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In episode 68, Christian Espinosa joins us talk about effective communication. My 3 main takeaways were 1) Why we need to stop listening for agreement and instead look for insights 2) how acknowledging yourself plays a critical role in your ability to recognize others achievements and 3) The advantages of mono-tasking vs multi-tasking

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67 - Evan Francen & Security Fundamentals  show art 67 - Evan Francen & Security Fundamentals

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In episode 67, Evan Francen hangs out to talk about security fundamentals, communicating risk & passwords. My 3 main takeaways were 1) What a CISOs job actually is when you boil it down 2) How to choose a risk methodology that’s right for you and 3) Some of the intricacies involved in secure password management

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66 - Matt Danner & Digital Forensics show art 66 - Matt Danner & Digital Forensics

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In episode 66, Matt Danner joins the show to talk about digital forensics. My 3 main takeaways were 1) How to perform a forensics investigation against Google Storage 2) What the limitations of the Google Drive API are and 3) How to approach iOS and Android devices in an investigation.

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65 - Martina Dove PhD & The Psychology of Scams show art 65 - Martina Dove PhD & The Psychology of Scams

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In episode 65, I talk with Dr. Martina Dove about the psychology behind fraud, persuasion and scam techniques. My 3 main takeaways were 1) What makes some people more susceptible to fraud 2) the techniques scammers use to convince us to take certain actions and 3) What influence factor is the most powerful For more information, including the show notes check out:  

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This week Chris Rock shares his story as well as some techniques he's used as a cyber mercenary. My 3 main takeaways were 1) why 0-days are rarely needed 2) Spear-phishing as the most efficient technique for the initial compromise 3) why the easiest path to your target may be by hacking someone else, like their accountant

For more information, including the show notes check out https://breachsense.io/podcast