Black Hat 2013: 5 Cool Hacking Tools To Check Out

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4. SocialKlepto

SocialKlepto is a toolkit that organizations can use to gather intelligence about competitors by monitoring their social activity using fake social accounts, automated public database searches and data analysis. The toolkit, first presented at the 2013 RSA Conference, is being demonstrated at Black Hat by Jason Ding of Barracuda Networks. The system helps businesses create bait, or fake, LinkedIn and rogue Facebook accounts to monitor new connections by the competitor.

Ding also will demonstrate ways to defend against the snooping, including a newly created Chrome plugin to manage LinkedIn privacy settings.

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