Tag - Troy Hunt

How Hackers Get your Password?

It’s not a secret anymore, Hackers know our passwords.  551,509,767 real-world passwords previously exposed in data breaches. Are you one of those victims? Has your email been compromised or found in a data breach so far? How do hackers get your passwords? In this article, I am going to write the common methods which hackers use to steal your [...]


Forensic investigation of a Social Engineering attack, from real life

In this article I am going to share with you a real Social Engineering attack , where we worked in a case to investigate if there was any forensic evidence to suggest that the laptop computer a) had been compromised by the perpetrator(s), b) if found to be compromised, how, when, and by whom it was compromised, c) [...]


Troy Hunt – Founder of Have I Been Pwned

I remember precisely where I was when I first saw Erdal talk about social engineering: it was a jam-packed room at Microsoft’s TechEd, overflowing into the hallway if memory serves me. Software developers and IT pros alike had flooded into the room to hear about this phenomenon which sounded so intriguing – the ability to bend people to your will with what must have [...]


25 Best Social Engineering Books of All Time

Learn Social Engineering made it to the Best New Social Engineering Books I'm happy to announce that my book, "Learn Social Engineering", made it to BookAuthority's Best New Social Engineering Books: BookAuthority collects and ranks the best books in the world, and it is a great honor to get this kind of recognition. Thank you for all your support! The book is available [...]


Learn Social Engineering : New Book

I am pleased to announce that my new book “Learn Social Engineering” has just been published. A book which covers #SocialEngineering from A to Z & contains case studies from the field, as well as expert opinions. I would like to thank all the experts who have contributed in the book : https://www.packtpub.com/networking-and-servers/learn-social-engineering   Troy Hunt creator of haveibeenpwned.com Jonathan Trull Microsoft's Global Chief [...]