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Arrow piercing the phone of someone wearing a red hat.

In 2016 the LinkedIn breach data became available to the public. What the Guild of the Grumpy Old Hackers did with it then is quite the story. Listen to Victor, Edwin, and Mattijs tell their story.


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Darknet Diaries is created by Jack Rhysider.

Episode artwork by odibagas.

Audio cleanup by Proximity Sound.

Original music and sound design by Garrett Tiedemann. Check out his music by going to the link and clicking music.

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 headphones, and Hindenburg audio editor.



JACK: Remember when Donald Trump had a Twitter account? He actually had two for a while; one called @POTUS and the other called @realDonaldTrump. He used his personal one a lot while he was president.

TRUMP: I pick up – I’m picking up – now, I think I picked up yesterday 100,000 people. It’s a modern form of communication.

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