June 30th, 2022 | 59 mins 47 secs
abortion, ai, bug bounty, facial recognition, lockbit, period tracker, privacy, ransomware
A new version of the LockBit ransomware offers a bug bounty, women uninstall period-tracking apps in fear of how their data might be used against them, and Microsoft's facial recognition tech no longer wants to know how you're feeling.
May 12th, 2022 | 49 mins 10 secs
biometrics, carl sagan, clearview ai, cryptocurrency, domain, facial recognition, wormhole
Clearview AI receives something of a slap in the face, and who is wrestling over an internet wormhole?
December 16th, 2021 | 50 mins 9 secs
facial recognition, log4j, log4shell, nft, opensea, spam, virgin media, vulnerability
After a brief discussion of the Log4Shell vulnerability panic, we chat about how Virgin Media has got itself into hot water, a fat-fingered fumble at the Bored Ape Yacht Club, and how to hack around your sleeping girlfriend's facial recognition.
October 21st, 2021 | 45 mins 31 secs
amazon, data breach, facial recognition, missouri, responsible disclosure, ring, vulnerability
A journalist is threatened with prosecution after choosing to "View Source" on a public webpage, Amazon Ring owners might be in line for a hefty fine if their neighbours complain, and is the school lunch queue a good place for facial recognition?
September 23rd, 2021 | 51 mins 22 secs
darkmatter, espionage, expressvpn, facebook, facial recognition, google glass, iphone, ray-ban, spyware, vpn
How much do you trust the people who work at your VPN provider? How are folks fighting facial recognition? And what on earth is Ray-Ban thinking getting into bed with Facebook?
September 24th, 2020 | 52 mins 48 secs
cheating, counter-strike: global offensive, cs:go, doctor who, facial recognition, fortnite, fraud, hacking, pubg, trees, twitter, video game, zoom
Why are Zoom and Twitter making some people disappear? How are Counter-Strike: Global Offensive cheats getting their just desserts? And the founder of a anti cyber-fraud firm is charged with fraud.
August 6th, 2020 | 48 mins 40 secs
facial recognition, fawkes, getemails, hacking, ogusers, privacy, twitter
Special guest Geoff White can't resist using the podcast to promote his new book, "Crime Dot Com", but other than that we also discuss the creepy (and apparently legal) way websites can find out your email and postal address even if you don't give it to them, take a look at how the alleged Twitter hackers were identified, and learn about Fawkes - the technology fighting back at facial recognition.
March 5th, 2020 | 52 mins 10 secs
bitcoin, clearview, cryptocurrency, facial recognition, scam, twitter, ukraine
Fraudsters steal millions from those hoping to jump on the Bitcoin bandwagon, Twitter verifies a fake US politician, and it's another face palm for facial recognition.
January 23rd, 2020 | 52 mins 17 secs
data breach, facial recognition, harvey weinstein, medical, nhs, robocall
A hospital gets hacked because of an ex-employee's grudge, robocalls are on the rise, and we share a scary story about the future of facial recognition.
May 16th, 2019 | 50 mins 34 secs
ankle bracelet, bitcoin, cryptocurrency, ever, facial recognition, police, privacy, sim swap
A bad software update causes big headaches for Dutch police, but brings temporary freedom to criminals. SIM swaps are in the news again as fraudsters steal millions. And does your cloud photo storage service have a dirty little secret?