Cyber Fraud : The Web of Lies
Why did this former US Marine & ethical hacker intercept calls to the Secret Service and FBI, risking a life sentence? To expose online fraud that has spread to nearly every city in the United States as well as most countries on earth. Bryan Seely began his quest to expose this system of fraud in late 2013 and in February of 2014, demonstrated a flaw on Google Maps that these criminals use to commit these crimes. To prove his point, he Wiretapped the Secret Service in Washington, D.C. and the FBI in San Francisco. Yes, he actually intercepted calls to the Secret Service and FBI using Google Maps, a phone system, and some clever tricks. The day after, Seely walked into the Secret Service and told them about the problem. Initially the Secret Service agents were skeptical but Seely had another idea. Seely told the agents to call the DC office so he could prove it. The agent called the DC office, and after he hung up, Seely played back the conversation he just had, right from his laptop, with both voices on the recording. Seely was called a hero, and that is just the beginning of this incredible story. He has since been asked to speak at numerous events, including TEDx Kirkland, and is a regular expert on King 5 news in Seattle and other media outlets. He currently runs SeelySecurity.com and is a consumer privacy advocate as well as cyber security consultant.
- Paperback | 262 pages
- 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.34g
- 14 Jul 2015
- United States
- black & white illustrations
About Bryan Seely
Bryan Seely is an ethical hacker, public speaker, runs SeelySecurity.com and is the founder & Chief Strategist of a new startup called Hyvmnd.com. In early 2014, he intercepted calls to the Secret Service and FBI using Google Maps in an attempt to raise awareness of a problem that plagues small businesses and consumers nationwide. He then found problems at LinkedIn and ended up becoming pal's with Texas billionaire and Shark Tank star Mark Cuban, who publicly endorses his skills and integrity. Bryan is passionate about fighting for consumers rights, privacy and educating the public about how to stay safe in a constantly changing technology landscape. He currently lives in Seattle with his three children, and does cyber security consulting, among other things.