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A dark doorway and security camera.

Jeremiah Roe is a seasoned penetration tester. In this episode he tells us about a time when he had to break into a building to prove it wasn’t as secure as the company thought.

You can catch more of Jeremiah on the We’re In podcast.


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Darknet Diaries is created by Jack Rhysider.

Sound design by Garrett Tiedemann.

Editing by Damienne. Assembled by Tristan Ledger.

Episode artwork by odibagas.

Mixing by Proximity Sound.

Theme music created by Breakmaster Cylinder. Theme song available for listen and download at bandcamp. Or listen to it on Spotify.


Recording equipment used this episode was the Shure SM7B, Zoom Podtrak P4, Sony MDR7506, in the Hindenburg editor.



JACK: There’s this story of a guy named Michael Fagan, and it fascinates me. This is a story that took place in June 1982, in London. Michael was thirty years old and he was an interior painter. He had a wife and six children, but times were tough for him and he was having trouble supporting all those kids, and he wasn’t mentally stable. His wife couldn’t take living with him anymore, and she left. That was the night of June 7, 1982. Here’s Michael in his own words saying what happened next.

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