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The wildest computer hacks you could ever imagine. 500 million dollars disappear into thin air. Two teenagers disrupt a rocket launch. Foreign spies rig an election. Hosted by author and cybersecurity expert Ran Levi, Malicious Life unravels complex, dramatic historical events, with interviews from people who were actually there. Lock your door, wipe your hard drive, and come listen to fascinating stories from the cyber underground.

Malicious Life Cybereason

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The wildest computer hacks you could ever imagine. 500 million dollars disappear into thin air. Two teenagers disrupt a rocket launch. Foreign spies rig an election. Hosted by author and cybersecurity expert Ran Levi, Malicious Life unravels complex, dramatic historical events, with interviews from people who were actually there. Lock your door, wipe your hard drive, and come listen to fascinating stories from the cyber underground.

    “Designed by criminals, for criminals”: Operation Trojan Shield

    “Designed by criminals, for criminals”: Operation Trojan Shield

    The Anom was the holy grail of dark, illegal communication: a mobile phone that could send encrypted messages, and even included a secret Kill-Switch to foil attempts by law enforcement agents to get to its contents. Thousands of criminals used the Anom, certain that they were completely safe from the police... They were wrong.

    • 27 Min.
    Andrew Ginter: A 40-Year-Old Backdoor [ML B-Side]

    Andrew Ginter: A 40-Year-Old Backdoor [ML B-Side]

    Ken Thompson is a legendary computer scientist who also made a seminal contribution to computer security in 1983, when he described a nifty hack that could allow an attacker to plant an almost undetectable malicious code inside a C compiler. Surprisingly, it turns out a very similar hack was also used in the Solarwinds attack.

    • 29 Min.
    Silk Road: The Amazon of drugs, Part 2

    Silk Road: The Amazon of drugs, Part 2

    Silk Road’s success did more than bring the site more sellers and buyers, it also brought it more attention from law enforcement agencies as well as malicious hackers and other shady characters. Some of these shady characters, it turns out, were part of the task force aiming to shut down Silk Road...

    • 33 Min.
    Kurtis Minder: Ransomware Negotiations [ML B-Side]

    Kurtis Minder: Ransomware Negotiations [ML B-Side]

    Your organization was hit by ransomware, and it is now time to reach out to the hackers and negotiate the terms of a deal that will bring back your data, and (hopefully) won’t leave the company’s coffers empty. But before you sit down in front of your computer and fire off a message to the hackers - stop. Are you sure that you know what you’re doing? Are you certain that you won’t screw up the negotiations and do more harm than good? 

    • 30 Min.
    Silk Road: The Amazon of drugs, Part 1

    Silk Road: The Amazon of drugs, Part 1

    Ross Ulbricht always had a thing with testing his limits. He was also an avid libertarian who wanted to change the world. And so, in 2010, he came up with the idea to build a truly free market: a website where anybody can buy and sell anything - including illegal drugs - anonymously: the ultimate experiment in individual freedom.

    • 21 Min.
    Jacob Goldstein: The Future Of Bitcoin [ML B-Side]

    Jacob Goldstein: The Future Of Bitcoin [ML B-Side]

    Will BitCoin and the other cryptocurrencies be able to replace money as we know it today? will governments embrace a future where they have no control over their currencies? Jacob Goldstein (Planet Money, What's Your Problem) talks to Nate Nelson about what the future holds for BitCoin.

    • 23 Min.

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_David_B_ ,

binged it

Over the last couple of days this made my commute so much more informative. I'm not a security expert but nevertheless the topics were explained really thoroughly.
Looking forward to future episodes.

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