Mikko Hyppönen is the Chief Research Officer of F-Secure. He has written on his research for the New York Times, Wired and Scientific American and lectured at the universities of Oxford, Stanford and Cambridge. He's also the Curator for the Malware Museum at the Internet Archive. He does his own stunts.
November 25th, 2021 | 48 mins 5 secs
cybercrime, hacking, hvac, nft, password, piracy, vulnerability, wireless
Heating systems are left vulnerable to attack in the high courts, cybercrime unicorns have become a reality (but what are they?), over 15 Terabytes of NFTs are made available for anyone to download ... and Carole reveals her Pick of the Year.
November 4th, 2021 | 1 hr 1 min
2fa, cryptocurrency, job hunting, paypal, sms, social engineering, squid game
A game about Squid Game pulls the rug from under cryptocurrency investors in what appears to be a scam, PayPal hackers use a devious trick to break into 2FA-protected accounts, and have you received a job offer that's too good to be true?
April 2nd, 2020 | 51 mins 7 secs
coronavirus, facebook portal, hoax, houseparty, privacy, spyware, surveillance, zoom
Carole details how companies are sneakily spying on their stay-at-home workers, Mikko Hyppönen discusses the trustworthiness of video chat apps, and Graham gets embarrassed when he admits he's bought a Facebook Portal for his in-laws.
December 13th, 2018 | 48 mins 42 secs
bomb hoax, chatbot, ddos, doom, george duke-cohan, hoax, huawei, making a murderer
The curious case of George Duke-Cohan, Huawei's CFO finds herself in hot water, and the crazy world of mobile phone mental health apps.
March 29th, 2018 | 41 mins 36 secs
adventure games, cryptocurrency, cryptomining, facebook, internet archive, privacy, video games, vpn
Endangering your friends online, the fibs told by VPN vendors, developments from the world of cryptomining, and Carole shares an animated GIF with Mikko and Graham.
December 14th, 2017 | 40 mins 34 secs
amazon, amazon key, bitcoin, code.org, donald trump, equifax, rare exports, social security number
How to protect yourself from Bitcoin hackers, why you should think twice before giving Amazon the keys to your house, and how a private investigator tried to hack Donald Trump's tax returns.