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We All Work For Namecheap

Kirstan Norman Blog

So you want to start your first phishing site. First of all, you need to purchase a domain. Something that will trick unsuspecting internet users into clicking on it and submitting their credentials. Then you have to secure a good-value …

Pyrotechnic Pretexts

@rfdevere Blog

We recently saw a video posted by the London Fire Brigade on Twitter and it got us thinking. I’m sure followers of the blog know just what we thought already… It’s probably best to rate the London Fire Brigade on …

How Low Will They Go?

@rfdevere News

True to form, cybercriminals are out in force trying to exploit the recent COVID issue. According to Action-Fraud, they have already netted close to £970,000 from UK victims. Source: Why use COVID-19 in scams? In phishing simulations, we see a …

Cocaine & Credentials

@rfdevere Blog

I recently had the pleasure to watch a talk at BSides Leeds by Darren Martyn. He’s a security researcher who really understands the criminal ecosystem of stolen credentials. The talk focussed on ‘scum lords’, the term he chooses for those …

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Looking For Fraud

@rfdevere Blog

Here at The AntiSocial Engineer Limited we are always keen to identify the things that enable social engineers. The name is more than a play on words, our business is all about throwing the spanners into serious organised crime and …

Diamonds and Dirt

@rfdevere Blog

I quite like diamonds. Not for their look but for the whole backstory on why they are so desired today. The De Beers ‘cartel’, amongst others,  inflated the price of diamonds since the 1800s. Around 1938 the De Beers diamond group …

Will they send a SMS or won’t they?

@rfdevere Blog

Recently I stumbled across a publication from HMRC, it stated the forms of communications they would use to contact the tax paying public. Example messages were displayed in an attempt to ‘whitelist’ communications. Basically, if you receive correspondence that looks …