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"Darknet Diaries delves into the cybercrimes that are happening right under your nose. Cover your laptop camera, throw that iPhone in the river, and hang out in that weird no-reception corner or your home." - VULTURE


True stories from the dark side of the Internet.




Caracal Cat

A journalist wrote articles critical of the Kazakhstan government. The government did not like this and attempted to silence her. But perhaps they went more than just that. Perhaps they tried to sp...


Man on gondola boat.

The Venetian casino in Las Vegas Nevada was the largest hotel in the world until 2015. The parent company is Las Vegas Sands (LVS) which owns 10 properties around the world. And the CEO and founder...


Guy peeking over a cubicle wall.

A company hires a penetration tester to pose as a new hire, Jeremy from Marketing, to see how much he can hack into in his first week on the job. It doesn’t go as planned. Guests Thanks to @Tinke...


Bank Robber

ATM hacking. Hollywood has been fantasizing about this since the 1980’s. But is this a thing now? A security researcher named Barnaby Jack investigated ATMs and found them to be vulnerable. Once he...


Closeup on female's face

Nude selfies. This episode is all about nude selfies. What happens if you take one and give it to a vengeful ex. What happens when a hacker knows you have them and wants to steal them from your pho...


RockYou password list.

In 2009 a hacker broke into a website with millions of users and downloaded the entire user database. What that hacker did with the data has changed the way we view account security even today. Do...


Hacker

A carding kingpin was tracked by the Secret Service. How did he steal the cards? Where was he stealing them from? How much was he making doing this? And where did he go wrong? Find out all this and...


Hacker Giraffe

In late November 2018, a hacker found over 50,000 printers were exposed to the Internet in ways they shouldn’t have been. He wanted to raise awareness of this problem, and got himself into a whole ...


Oil Drilling

In 2012, Saudi Aramco was hit with the most destructive virus ever. Thousands and thousands of computers were destroyed. Herculean efforts were made to restore them to operational status again. But...


Nuclear Enrichment Centrifuges

Stuxnet was the most sophisticated virus ever discovered. It’s target was a nuclear enrichment facility in Iran. This virus was successfully able to destroy numerous centrifuges. Hear who did it an...



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