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Darknet Diaries

Explore the dark side of the Internet with host Jack Rhysider as he takes you on a journey through the chilling world of privacy hacks, data breaches, and cyber crime. The masterful criminal hackers who dwell on the dark side show us just how vulnerable we all are.

Darknet Diaries

79: Dark Basin

What do you do when you find yourself the target of a massive hacking campaign, and you are getting thousands of phishing emails and someone following you in your car. You...
Darknet Diaries

79: Dark Basin

What do you do when you find yourself the target of a massive hacking campaign, and you are getting thousands of phishing emails and someone following you in your car. You...
Darknet Diaries

78: Nerdcore

Nerdcore music is music for nerds. In this episode we hear from some of the musicians who make Nerdcore music.This episode features guests ytcracker, Ohm-I, and Dual Core.Content warning: This episode has explicit lyrics.MusicFor...
Darknet Diaries

77: Olympic Destroyer

In February 2018, during the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang South Korea, a cyber attack struck, wiping out a lot of the Olympic’s digital infrastructure. Teams rushed to get things back up,...
Darknet Diaries

76: Knaves Out

This is the story about how someone hacked into JP Morgan Chase, one of the biggest financial institutions in the world. It’s obvious why someone would want to break into a...
Darknet Diaries

75: Compromised Comms

From 2009 to 2013 the communication channels the CIA uses to contact assets in foreign countries was compromised. This had terrifying consequences. Guests this episodes are Jenna McLaughlin and Zach Dorfman. Sponsors This episode was sponsored by IT Pro TV. Get 65 hours of free...
Darknet Diaries

74: Mikko

Poker is a competitive game. Unlike other casino games, poker is player vs player. Criminal hackers have understood this for a while and sometimes hack the other players to get an edge. And that small edge can result in...
Darknet Diaries

74: Mikko

Poker is a competitive game. Unlike other casino games, poker is player vs player. Criminal hackers have understood this for a while and sometimes hack the other players to get an edge. And that small edge can result in...
Darknet Diaries

73: WannaCry

It is recommend to listen to episodes 53 “Shadow Brokers”, 71 “FDFF”, and 72 “Bangladesh Bank Heist” before listening to this one. In May 2017 the world fell victim to a major ransomware attack known as WannaCry. One of the victims was UK’s national...
Darknet Diaries

72: Bangladesh Bank Heist

A bank robbery with the objective to steal 1 billion dollars. This is the story of the largest bank robbery in history. And it was all done over a computer. Our guest this episode was Geoff White. Learn more about him...
Darknet Diaries

71: FDFF

In this episode, we’re going into the depths of North Korea to conduct one of the greatest hacks of all time. To find a way to inject information into a country run by totalitarian regime.A big thanks to Yeonmi Park for...
Darknet Diaries

70: Ghost Exodus

Ghost Exodus is a hacker. He conducted various illegal activities online. Some of which he documents on YouTube. He’s also a great musician. He got into some trouble from his hacking. This is his story.A big thanks to Ghost Exodus for...
Darknet Diaries

69: Human Hacker

We all know that computers and networks are vulnerable to hacking and malicious actors, but what about us, the humans who interface with these devices? Con games, scams, and strategic deception are far older than computers, and in the...
Darknet Diaries

68: Triton

A mysterious mechanical failure one fateful night in a Saudi Arabian chemical plant leads a cast of operational technology researchers down a strange path towards an uncommon, but grave, threat. In...
Darknet Diaries

65: PSYOP

PSYOP, or “Psychological Operations”, is something the US military has been doing to foreign audiences for decades. But what exactly is it? And what’s the difference between white, gray, and black...
SecurityWeek

Italy Says Two Arrested for Defense Data Theft

Two people have been arrested for stealing defense data from the Italian aerospace and electronics group Leonardo, the interior ministry said on Saturday. The company has a wide range of activities from naval electronics, network and protection systems, electronic warfare...

The US Used the Patriot Act to Justify Logging Website Users

Plus: Better Twitter two-factor, a Spotify hack, and more of the week’s top security news.
ZDNet

Ransomware hits helicopter maker Kopter

Data from Kopter's internal network has been published on the LockBit gang's blog, hosted on the dark web.
ZDNet

Ransomware gangs are now cold-calling victims if they restore from backups without paying

Tactic used since August by ransomware gangs like Sekhmet, Maze, Conti, and Ryuk.
SC Magazine

Kmart, a vulnerable target, among those hit in Egregor ransomware attack spree

The fast-moving Egregor ransomware added Kmart to its list of retail targets, one day before the same attack group hit the Vancouver metro. The fast-moving Egregor ransomware has already hit other recognizable companies, most notably Barnes and Noble. Egregor first...