June 16th, 2022 | 36 mins 50 secs
airtag, apple, blockchain, cryptocurrency, encryption, kgb, relationships, soviet union, surveillance
How did a saxophonist sneak sensitive information in and out of the Soviet Union? How might an Apple AirTag have led to murder? And isn't the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain doing just great?
January 13th, 2022 | 44 mins 16 secs
books, jingles, pest control, pokemon, pokemon go, police, publishing, scam, spine collector, steven pinker, surveillance
Who has been playing video games rather than hunting down criminals? How is a man alleged to have stolen manuscripts of unpublished books from celebrity authors? Which pot contains an elephant? And why has Graham been listening to podcasts about pest control marketing?
November 18th, 2021 | 1 hr 1 min
booking.com, data breach, email, fbi, hotel, middle east, privacy, spyware, surveillance, vinny troia, vulnerability
Booking.com got hacked five years ago, and didn't tell its customers... but now we know who might have been behind it. Bossware rears its ugly head again in the workplace, spying on employees. And did you receive a warning email from the FBI?
January 28th, 2021 | 44 mins 12 secs
apt, cctv, coronavirus, data breach, google, malware, netherlands, north korea, privacy, surveillance, vulnerability
Google warns security researchers that North Korean hackers are pretending to be their buddies, sensitive information connected to Coronavirus testing is available for sale in the Netherlands, and is a Peeping Tom at your home security provider spying on you through CCTV?
April 30th, 2020 | 45 mins 8 secs
coronavirus, financial times, hacking, malware, remote working, surveillance, the independent, tracing, tracking, university, zoom
Journalists spying on their rivals, the NHS rejects Apple and Google's approach to Coronavirus-tracing, and universities are hit by an old-fashioned sexy lady attack.
April 23rd, 2020 | 49 mins 45 secs
coronavirus, deepfakes, facebook, privacy, surveillance, tracking, zardoz, zoom
Will deepfake disguises hit a video conference near you, can Coronavirus-tracing apps be trusted, and should Facebook shut down anti-quarantine events?
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.
July 19th, 2018 | 44 mins 32 secs
amazon, donald trump, elon musk, facial recognition, google, hacking, ice, jeff bezos, privacy, russia, surveillance, vladimir putin, walmart
Regardless of whether Donald Trump believes Russia hacked the Democrats in the run-up to the US Presidential election or not, we explain how they did it. And Carole explores some of the creepier things being done in the name of surveillance.