12 episodes

“Almost a perfect crime.” The hacking ring and an attempt to steal a billion dollars. Investigators blame North Korea. Pyongyang denies involvement. The story begins in Hollywood.

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“Almost a perfect crime.” The hacking ring and an attempt to steal a billion dollars. Investigators blame North Korea. Pyongyang denies involvement. The story begins in Hollywood.

    Update from Jean and Geoff

    Update from Jean and Geoff

    The Lazarus Heist will return in 2022. We have news for you about what’s coming next and a live show. #LazarusHeist

    • 2 min
    10. Kill switch

    10. Kill switch

    A frightening global attack, hospitals in chaos and an accidental hero with a secret. A virus spreads from computer to computer in 150 countries, causing billions of dollars in damage. It’s the story of WannaCry and Marcus Hutchins.
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    • 45 min
    9. The Macau connection

    9. The Macau connection

    “Dark arts”, murders and a place with a murky past. Breaking news: an unexpected interview with one of the middlemen.
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    Correction: This episode says that Kim Jong-nam was killed in 2015. The correct date was 2017.

    • 40 min
    8. The multimillion mistake

    8. The multimillion mistake

    A costly spelling error and “a fight in the bank” over $20 million. The hunt for a mysterious middleman takes us to Japan.
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    • 36 min
    7. Korean roulette

    7. Korean roulette

    A car loaded with cash, fake millionaires and death threats – we’re following the money. After they hacked into the billion dollar account, it was time to gamble. The story moves to the Philippines.
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    • 38 min
    6. Cyber slaves

    6. Cyber slaves

    A double life overseas and welcome to hacker hotel. There’s an ominous message from a friend - “I don’t think I’ll be coming back”.
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    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
61 Ratings

61 Ratings

Clydedantu ,

Interesting & Detailed

Great voice, interesting and detailed storytelling. Each episode creates a bigger picture of a very interesting story. Any tech enthusiast will enjoy this.

Mireesha ,

BBC always doing the best things

I just love the in-depth investigation from this show and every other BBC podcast!

Iamsiamiam ,

Intrigued

Not my usual lane of podcast. But ep 1 was excellent. Interesting story (so far), well told and well produced. I’m intrigued, I’m irritated with the typical American arrogance, I’m feeling the ominous threat of ‘what next?’ with the Lazerous group and I’m curious about the bigger picture.

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