August 20th, 2020 | 49 mins 27 secs
contact tracing, coronavirus, robocall, scam, the ritz
A scam involving restaurant bookings at The Ritz is suitably sophisticated, the second wave of UK coronavirus testing apps, and we take a look at one of the biggest studies ever into the scourge of robocalls.
March 26th, 2020 | 45 mins 30 secs
coronavirus, dr negrin, hoax, pornhub, retro, scam, sextortion, whatsapp, zoom, zoombombing
Blackmailers are threatening to infect your family with Coronavirus, trolls are making Zoom an unsafe place for those of a sensitive disposition, and what is the mysterious Dr Negrin audio message spreading on WhatsApp?
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.
February 6th, 2020 | 34 mins 14 secs
art, google maps, hacking, healthcare, john constable, medical, opioid, painting, scam, traffic jam
A gallery is tricked into giving millions to a fraudster, software tells doctors to push opioids onto patients, and an artist finds a novel way to trick Google Maps into thinking there's a traffic jam.
June 27th, 2019 | 47 mins 3 secs
belgium, ddos, fire bomb, france, scam, sextortion
Scammers steal millions by impersonating a French politician, we offer fashion tips for DDoS attackers, and hear how a small town fought a sextortionist preying on young women.
May 23rd, 2019 | 51 mins 34 secs
2fa, china, google, hackers, phishing, scam, social media
Don't hire a hacker, they might scam you! What works and what doesn't when it comes to protecting your email account? And China's controversial social credit system comes under the microscope.
May 9th, 2019 | 45 mins 23 secs
ashley madison, cyberwarfare, drugslab, hamas, israel, roomba, scam, sextortion
Israel strikes back at Hamas's hacking HQ, a new sextortion email comes with a twist, and Carole saves the world with some help from hacked Roomba vacuum cleaners.
November 29th, 2018 | 1 hr 50 secs
business email compromise, fbi, fedex, google maps, grinch bot, passwords, phishing, scam
How are scammers stealing your money through Google Maps? Why did the FBI create a fake FedEx website? And how are US senators hoping to stop Grinch bots ruining Christmas?
November 15th, 2018 | 54 mins 47 secs
business email compromise, cinema, cyborg, implant, nancy kerrigan, phishing, rfid, scam, tonya harding
Does your employer want to turn you into a cyborg? Was this phishing test devised by an evil genius? And how did a cinema chain get scammed out of millions, time and time again...?
October 25th, 2018 | 50 mins 32 secs
bitcoin, cia, data breach, elon musk, facebook, privacy, scam, the good place, twitter
A Facebook friend request leads to arrest, Twitter scams ride again via promoted ads, and adult websites expose their members. Oh, and Graham finds out what Rule 34 is.