Fabricate an Email Address

Let’s say you wanted to reconnect with an old client you haven’t spoken to in a while. You know they don’t like speaking on the phone, you’re not connected with them on LinkedIn and you can’t seem to find their business card that you exchanged with them during your last meeting. There are a number of ways to track down someone’s email address, but the easiest way I’ve found by online means is to simply fabricate their email address…

To fabricate one’s email address you will need:

An Internet connection
A web browser
A search engine that supports Boolean search.

So let’s take for example that your intended target is Joe Bloggs, a partner at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited in their Sydney office. The first thing we need to do is find out the domain name they use for their MX records (i.e. … Read More »