What do you get when you combine social engineering, email, crime, finance, and the money stream flowing through big tech? Evaldas Rimašauskas comes to mind. He combined all these to make his big move. A whale of a move.
Investing in the stock market can be very profitable. Especially if you can see into the future. This is a story of how a group of traders and hackers got together to figure out a way to see into the future and make a lot of money from that.
In this episode we hear from journalist Geoff White who talks about some of the recent crypto currency heists that have been happening. Geoff has been tracking a group of thieves for some time and shares his knowledge of what he's found.
This is the story of Joseph Harris. When he was a young teen he got involved with stealing video game accounts and selling them for money. This set him on a course where he flew higher and higher until he got burned.
Adam got a job doing IT work at a learning academy. He liked it and was happy there and feeling part of the team. But a strange series of events took him in another direction, that definitely didn't make him happy.
This episode we talk with a guy named Drew who gives us a rare peek into what some of the young hackers are up to today. From listening to Drew, we can see that times are changing for the motive behind hacking. In the '90s and '00s it was done for...
This episode tells the stories of some of the worlds biggest spamming botnets. We'll talk about the botnets Rustock, Waledac, and Cutwail. We'll discover who was behind them, what their objectives were and what their fate was.
Alethe is a social engineer. Professionally she tries to trick people to give her passwords and access that she shouldn't have. But her journey to this point is interesting and in this episode she tells us how she became a social engineer.
The NSO Group creates a spyware called Pegasus which gives someone access to the data on a mobile phone. They sell this spyware to government agencies around the world. How is it used and what kind of company is the NSO Group?
Igor works as a private investigator in NYC. He's often sitting in cars keeping a distant eye on someone with binoculars. Or following someone through the busy streets of New York. In this episode we hear about a time when Igor was on a case but s...
Zero day brokers are people who make or sell malware that's sold to people who will use that malware to exploit people. It's a strange and mysterious world that not many people know a lot about. Nicole Perlroth, who is a cybersecurity reporter for...
Nicole Beckwith wears a lot of hats. She's a programmer, incident responder, but also a cop and a task force officer with the Secret Service. In this episode she tells a story which involves all of these roles.