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.
June 9th, 2022 | 40 mins 25 secs
hacking, lockbit, mandiant, privacy, ransomware, revil, sanctions, tim hortons, tracking, white hat
Trouble brews with the Tim Hortons app, Mandiant gets in a tussle with a Russian ransomware gang, and should good faith security researchers be at risk of prosecution?
June 2nd, 2022 | 51 mins 10 secs
bots, charity, deepfakes, google, ransomware
Ransom acts of kindness are top of our mind, as we also explore how bad bots are hogging more and more of the internet's activity, and look at how deepfakes could be a good thing after all.
May 19th, 2022 | 1 hr 5 mins
hacking, malware, mental health, privacy, ransomware, telegram, vulnerability
A man hacks his employer to prove its security sucks, Telegram provides a helping hand to the Eternity Project malware, and what the heck do mental health apps think they're up to?
February 3rd, 2022 | 47 mins 40 secs
belarus, dating, insider threat, ransomware, remote working, russia, ukraine
Who's that new guy working at your company, and why don't you recognise him from the interview? How are hacktivists raising the heat in Belarus? And should you be fully vaxxed for your online date?
October 28th, 2021 | 47 mins 6 secs
big data, conti, darkmatter, netflix, ransomware, tiktok
Ransomware attackers have got hurt feelings, what does Netflix know about you, and why are schoolkids stealing lavatory seats?
October 7th, 2021 | 1 hr 5 mins
facebook, hospital, instagram, malware, ransomware, ryuk, whatsapp
Facebook suffers a massive (and very public) failure, Britain announces plans for counter-attacking nation states in cyberspace, and there's a tragic story related to ransomware.
July 22nd, 2021 | 1 hr 2 mins
freedom phone, iphone, malware, nso group, pegasus, ransomware, spyware
Spy software known as Pegasus has been used to carry out surveillance on the smartphones of journalists, activists, and political leaders. Can a "Freedom Phone" be trusted? And a ransomware-hit law firm demonstrates how not to keep its customers informed.
July 8th, 2021 | 59 mins 9 secs
gettr, kaseya, malware, privacy, ransomware, revil, tiktok, vulnerability
A ransomware gang has exploited a security hole in software used by many businesses, and are demanding $70 million for a decryption tool. Plus we take a close look at TikTok, and a website which seems to have entirely ripped-off Twitter.
May 20th, 2021 | 1 hr 12 mins
bitcoin, blockchain, colonial pipeline, cryptocurrency, darkside, dogecoin, elon musk, eufy, ransomware
The Colonial Pipeline attack has shone light on the activities of the Darkside ransomware gang, we take a skeptical look at cryptocurrencies and the blockchain, and Eufy security cameras suffer an embarrassing security failure.