Targeted Attacks - Part 1

Targeted Attacks Part 1 – OSINT and Reconnaissance

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In our August monthly episode we start our three part series on targeted attacks. In this episode we focus on OSINT (Open Source Intelligence) and reconnaissance techniques used by attackers in phishing and BEC (Business Email Compromise) attacks. Kyle Lovett, Principal Penetration Tester at Veracode, joins us to demonstrate some of the tools and techniques used by attackers and professional penetration testers when conducting these targeted attacks.

** Links mentioned on the show **

Kyle Lovett on Darknet Diaries Episode 5 (#ASUSGATE)

Cisco Employee Earns Security Bug Bounty – 1 Million United Miles!

A Search Engine for Threats

Hacker Target – DNS Tools

DNS Recon & Research, Find & Lookup DNS Records

WMAP Mass Web Screenshot Tool for Mapping Web Networks (Chrome Extension)

Find email addresses with Hunter

Shodan – Internet-connected device search engine

Connect with Kyle on Twitter

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