Should possessing malware be illegal in itself? How did a Russian cryptocurrency exchange millionaire lose his fortune? And what on earth are Amazon Ring doorbell cams up to now?
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Warning: This podcast may contain nuts, adult themes, and rude language.
Theme tune: “Vinyl Memories” by Mikael Manvelyan.
Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.
Special Guests: Adrian Sanabria and Lisa Forte.
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- Senate Bill 30 (PDF)
- Maryland: Make malware possession a crime! Yes, yes, researchers get a free pass — The Register.
- The City Of Baltimore Blew Off A $76,000 Ransomware Demand Only To Find Out A Bunch Of Its Data Had Never Been Backed Up — Techdirt.
- Smashing Security 151: Frankly, sometimes paying the ransom is a good idea.
- Maryland Computer Crimes Laws — FindLaw.
- Maryland Cookies TV advert — YouTube.
- Hunting the missing millions from collapsed cryptocurrency — BBC News.
- Inside the hellish workday of an Amazon warehouse employee — New York Post.
- Ring Doorbell App Packed with Third-Party Trackers — Electronic Frontier Foundation.
- Nicholas Parsons: ‘Broadcasting legend’ dies at 96 after short illness — BBC News.
- Just a Minute — Wikipedia.
- Nicholas Parsons interviewed by Richard Herring — YouTube.
- Her Story – A Video Game About a Woman Talking to the Police.
- Her Story trailer — YouTube.
- Her Story follow-up takes place on a stolen NSA hard drive — Polygon.
- Bezos learns the harsh lesson of texting a crown prince fond of crucifixions — Marina Hyde, writing in The Guardian.
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