Information gathering with GPG/PGP keytrusts

Thursday, 1 January 2009, 1:38 PM EST

Often times during some of the initial phases of a pen test, I find myself needing some avenues for delivering client side attacks - with permission and within scope of course! Now, finding appropriate attacks can be a challenge, but to me a larger challenge is the social aspect. How can I convince someone to actually execute my attack? Having a little more information about the "victim" is helpful.

So, how can we obtain more information? How about some information that implies some level of familiarity, so that we can spoof names. How about some context? GPG/PGP Keytrust information can serve us well here!

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