[Pauldotcom] Wake up call for friends and family using SET
theconqueror at gmail.com
Wed Dec 1 22:40:25 UTC 2010
That was my original idea, although it just doesn't seem like it would have
the same impact. I figure that if they actually see something happen it'll
get the point across a little more effectively. Maybe I'll try the spoofed
e-mail/holiday card first and if I get plenty of clicks, I'll move onto the
over the top methods.
On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 8:11 AM, Ron Gula <rgula at tenable.com> wrote:
> On 11/30/2010 8:27 PM, Brian Schultz wrote:
> > I'm tired of explaining to my family the reasons for not opening e-mails
> > or attachments from unknown sources and then having them forward me some
> > sketchy e-mail saying "this is so funny, check it out". I'm sure there
> > are plenty of you out there in the corporate world that can relate with
> > your users.
> If you think it would help, sure, pen test them. However, you could be
> just as effective with a spoofed email that looked authentic. Send them
> a spoofed email from Walmart, Target, .etc that when they click on it,
> they get a holiday message from their hacker relative.
> My father in law brought his PC to Thanksgiving dinner infected with
> ThinkPoint. He's 80+ and thought that the software he got was from
> Walmart. Pen testing him would not help.
> Ron Gula, CEO
> Tenable Network Security
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