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This is a very quick guide for installing the Social Engineering Toolkit (or SET) onto an OS X machine. This is also going to be the first in a series of hacking related articles.
What is SET? The Social Engineering Toolkit is a software tool that is offered by TrustedSec for free. This program is also bundled in Kali Linux. SET, as the name implies is a suite of tools for social engineering. It is a Python-driven tool that is aimed at testing Social engineering and a very well regarded toolkit (One example: https://www.cybrary.it/0p3n/anatomy-of-the-hack/ )
Setting up SET:
The first thing you will want to do is open a console window on your Mac and type the following command: sudo git clone https://github.com/trustedsec/socialengineer-toolkit
Once you hit the 'Enter' key you will be prompted to enter your password (since you are running the command as an admin)
Next you will need to navigate to the 'social-engineer-toolkit' folder by entering the following command: cd social-engineer-toolkit
Once we are in the proper folder we will need to run the install by typing the following:
sudo python setup.py install
Then to launch our newly installed SET type: sudo ./setoolkit
All in all pretty simple install. Remember, to always use responsibly.