conference talk videos

Finding Tony Abbott's Passport Number and entering the Do Not Get Arrested Challenge 2020

Feature-length film (50 minutes) in which I go through my Twitter DMs live on stage. Includes a very special segment from Channel 7's Sunrise.

Darknet Diaries episode 84: Jet-setters

I talk about my exemplary performance in the Do Not Get Arrested Challenge 2020, and share some tips and tricks for future participants. Not a talk video, I'm a fraud.

Operation Luigi: How I hacked my friend without her noticing

Come on down to luigi town, we've got: the 2013 tumblr hack, linkedin roasting, your sweet mango boy, one loopy b o i, regrets

Stealing Chrome Cookies without a password

I found a new way to get Chrome to give you someone's Chrome cookies after you get into their computer, logging you in as them.

Tricking people

The techniques magicians and pickpockets use to trick people work for hacking too.

Graphing when your Facebook friends are awake

At PyCon AU 2016. For the record, this is creepy and I think doing it is not okay!

one-use novelty websites

a gentle, pastel information security conference.

Click-to-copy unicode faces like these guys: ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

A link shortener that makes the link look really dodgy. Hacker News Comments.

Type words, get emoji. Made with @samthor. Possibly a Google product.

Generates SICK 2003 usernames like [MTNDEW]xxX_m@ng0PdF_Xxx.


What's with the "Alex" thing?

Once, an article referred to me as a hacker who goes by the name "Alex", so that's my hacker handle now and there's nothing I can do about it.

Do you have an actual pdf called mango.pdf?

Sure, here you go. It's got a password on it though. The password is hidden somewhere in this page. Have fun!