Hacking and social engineering with a 70% success rate

Lukas Hurych
Jun 30 · 10 min read

Stories

Story #1: How to get access to someone’s Facebook account?

Not really sophisticated phishing setup.

Story #2: On to the next level — get access to LastPass

Pretty much the same setup, with HTTPS and pre-filled e-mails this time

Password requirements ≠ secure passwords

Credits: https://xkcd.com/538/

Story #3: Hacking an online store with 300M+ CZK in revenue and gaining access to all customer data

Anatomy of an attack

Lessons learned

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Lukas Hurych

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Changing the world of finance by day (Chief Product Officer @ Twisto), past madebysource.com & abdoc.net. Telling a story with music composition by night.

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