Darknet Diaries

Episodes

EP 39: 3 Alarm Lamp Scooter

A talk at Defcon challenged people to find a way to destroy a hard drive. A young man was inspired by this challenge and was determined to find a way to destroy a hard drive. But this is not a typical young man, with a typical plan.

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EP 38: Dark Caracal

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 spy on her. The EFF investigated this case and went ...

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EP 37: LVS

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 found of LVS is Sheldon Adelson. One day the CEO said som...

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EP 36: Jeremy from Marketing

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.

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EP 35: Carbanak

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 published his data the ATM hacking scene rose in ...

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EP 34: For Your Eyes Only

Nude selfies. This episode is all about nude selfies. What happens if you take one and give it to a vengeful boyfriend. What happens when a hacker knows you have them and wants to steal them from your phone. Something does happen, and it's not good.

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EP 33: RockYou

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.

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EP 32: The Carder

A carding kingpin was tracked by the Secret Service. Listen to how the Secret Service built a case against him and what they did about it.

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EP 31: 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 heap of trouble.

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EP 30: Shamoon

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 who would do such an attack?

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