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TIL There are people who are paid to break into places the same way Elizabeth and Philip do

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Thanks for meeting with me today. Before we begin, can I see some identification, for security reasons? Please feel free to inspect my credentials.

I was hired by your company to evaluate security protocols. So that I can effectively do my job, it is very important that you not talk to anyone about our meeting, as I will likely be meeting with them as well.

To start, can you tell me about any security lapses you have noticed at your site? I have been granted full security clearance for my investigation, so you can speak freely... and don't worry, you're not going to get anyone in trouble! We are here to help close any security loopholes to prevent a breach.

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Sneakers might interest you.

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I'm sure this wouldn't work now, but when I was in college I watched a Jefferson Airplane concert from the stage. Student security wore jeans and a polo shirt with the team colors. I had a very similar shirt. I just walked in the back door and right up to the stage. One guy went to stop me and and I just gave him a wave and kept going. After the concert someone came up to me and said he thought I shouldn't be there, but wasn't 100% sure. Since I wasn't acting like a crazy fan he just let me be. It worked a couple more times before the word got out. Too many friends tried it. We decided that being dressed properly and walking like you knew where you were going was all it took.

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That was pretty interesting. Thanks!

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Original Poster3 points · 1 month ago

I saw this somewhere today and I was like "wow, don't Elizabeth and Philip do this all the time?"

You're welcome!

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Vice... Til there are people who are paid to pretend to be things over the internet.

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Ah.. cyber intrusion specialists I assume.

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do they frequently murder innocents?

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