I have been researching new ways to get data about people easily by using different sources; I found something interesting and simple, which I presented to some people at IOAsis in Las Vegas a couple of weeks ago. You can find the slides here. Most websites use the email address as a user name for authentication, but few websites use specific user names. When registering on a website, if the email address you want to use is already taken by an existing account, the website tells you that….
Just a few days ago, Digitalbond announced that they had been victims of a spear phishing attack. An employee received an email linking to a malicious zip file, posing as a legitimate .pdf paper related to industrial control systems security. Therefore, the bait used by the attackers was supposedly attracting targets somehow involved with the ICS community.