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Where do all those cybercrime payments go?

Fri, 07/09/2021 - 11:57
Yes, the headline is a rhetorical question. But sometimes we get literal answers, and they're well worth remembering.

S3 Ep40: Kaseya breach, PrintNightmare 0-day, and hacking versus the law [Podcast]

Thu, 07/08/2021 - 11:45
Latest episode - listen now!

PrintNightmare official patch is out – update now!

Wed, 07/07/2021 - 07:28
Patch now! This security hole could allow almost anyone to take over your whole network from almost any account on almost any computer.

S3 Ep 39.5: A conversation with Eva Galperin [Podcast]

Mon, 07/05/2021 - 14:08
Cryptography, privacy, stalkerware and how infosec professionals relax. Listen, enjoy and learn!

Kaseya ransomware attackers say: “Pay $70 million and we’ll set everyone free”

Mon, 07/05/2021 - 08:53
Are you feeling generous? Do you want to help others? These cybercriminals are hoping someone is and does...

US email hacker gets his “computer trespass” conviction reversed

Fri, 07/02/2021 - 08:25
Court says that we need to "avoid a construction that makes some language mere surplusage."

PrintNightmare, the zero-day hole in Windows – here’s what to do

Wed, 06/30/2021 - 16:24
All bugs are equal. But some bugs ar emore equal than others.

Colombian police arrest Gozi malware suspect after 8 years at large

Wed, 06/30/2021 - 09:19
Safe at home, apparently, but not so safe overseas.

Police warn of WhatsApp scams in time for Social Media Day

Wed, 06/30/2021 - 06:55
Happy Social Media Day! Make it a day to review whether your social media security really is up to scratch.

British tourists charged £1000s for pier visits in billing blunder

Fri, 06/25/2021 - 06:52
That's a LOT of money just to visit a seaside pier!

S3 Ep38: Clop busts, destructive Linux hacking, and rooted bicycles [Podcast]

Thu, 06/24/2021 - 10:36
Latest episode - listen now!

Ransomware: What REALLY happens if you pay the crooks?

Tue, 06/22/2021 - 09:26
Free talk! Join us online for as much fun as you can ethically have while talking about ransomware. (And learn some useful stuff too!)

Can *YOU* blow a PC speaker using only a Linux kernel driver?

Fri, 06/18/2021 - 11:57
Can you help? There's a hidden meaning here, and it's time to find it!

S3 Ep37: Quantum crypto, refunding Bitcoins, and Alpaca problems [Podcast]

Thu, 06/17/2021 - 08:45
Latest episode - listen now!

How to hack a bicycle – Peloton Bike+ rooting bug patched

Wed, 06/16/2021 - 19:09
It's a bike, Jim, but not as we know it.

Clop ransomware suspects busted in Ukraine, money and motors seized

Wed, 06/16/2021 - 08:44
Victims in South Korea and the USA, suspects busted in Ukraine.

“Face of Anonymous” suspect deported from Mexico to face US hacking charges

Tue, 06/15/2021 - 07:27
After nearly a decade as a US expat dubbed "The Face of Anoynmous", he's back in the US facing cybercrime charges from almost a decade ago.

ALPACA – the wacky TLS security vulnerability with a funky name

Fri, 06/11/2021 - 11:17
Don't panic - this isn't another Heartbleed. But it's a fascinating reminder of why doing things the easy way isn't always the best way.

S3 Ep36: Trickbot coder busted, passwords cracked, and breaches judged [Podcast]

Thu, 06/10/2021 - 07:59
Latest episode - listen now!

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