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Enable HTTPS on Facebook!

A couple of month passed since Facebook introduced full SSL support. This optional feature lets you browse Facebook via a secure connection (https) whenever possible. Facebook via https is now available to all users and why are so few people using it? I suppose because the option is disabled per default. -> Enable this option! […]

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Towards Automating Social Engineering Using Social Networking Sites (Preprint)

I made the preprint version of my publication on “Towards Automating Social Engineering Using Social Networking Sites” available online. You can fetch the pdf from here: As I said before I will present this work at this year’s PASSAT in Vancouver. Abstract—A growing number of people use social networking sites to foster social relationships […]

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Automated Social Engineering Bot – PASSAT 2009

I got a paper on my Automated Social Engineering Bot accepted at the PASSAT 2009 conference. I’ll post the camery-ready version soon. 🙂