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Ransomware: What REALLY happens if you pay the crooks?

5 hours 8 min ago
Free talk! Join us online for as much fun as you can ethically have while talking about ransomware. (And learn some useful stuff too!)

Can *YOU* blow a PC speaker using only a Linux kernel driver?

Fri, 06/18/2021 - 11:57
Can you help? There's a hidden meaning here, and it's time to find it!

S3 Ep37: Quantum crypto, refunding Bitcoins, and Alpaca problems [Podcast]

Thu, 06/17/2021 - 08:45
Latest episode - listen now!

How to hack a bicycle – Peloton Bike+ rooting bug patched

Wed, 06/16/2021 - 19:09
It's a bike, Jim, but not as we know it.

Clop ransomware suspects busted in Ukraine, money and motors seized

Wed, 06/16/2021 - 08:44
Victims in South Korea and the USA, suspects busted in Ukraine.

“Face of Anonymous” suspect deported from Mexico to face US hacking charges

Tue, 06/15/2021 - 07:27
After nearly a decade as a US expat dubbed "The Face of Anoynmous", he's back in the US facing cybercrime charges from almost a decade ago.

ALPACA – the wacky TLS security vulnerability with a funky name

Fri, 06/11/2021 - 11:17
Don't panic - this isn't another Heartbleed. But it's a fascinating reminder of why doing things the easy way isn't always the best way.

S3 Ep36: Trickbot coder busted, passwords cracked, and breaches judged [Podcast]

Thu, 06/10/2021 - 07:59
Latest episode - listen now!

Chrome zero-day, hot on the heels of Microsoft’s IE zero-day. Patch now!

Thu, 06/10/2021 - 07:01
Patch early. Patch often. Patch now!

How could the FBI recover BTC from Colonial’s ransomware payment?

Wed, 06/09/2021 - 11:59
But Bitcoins are anonymous! However could they get refunded?

Latvian woman charged with writing malware for the Trickbot Group

Mon, 06/07/2021 - 09:08
Looking for contract programming work? You might be surprised at what's on offer out there.

How to hack into 5500 accounts… just using “credential stuffing”

Fri, 06/04/2021 - 09:09
Passwords - don't just pay them lip service.

S3 Ep35: Apple chip flaw, Have I Been Pwned, and Covid tracker trouble [Podcast]

Thu, 06/03/2021 - 07:34
Latest episode - listen now!

“Have I Been Pwned” breach site partners with… the FBI!

Tue, 06/01/2021 - 18:55
If your password gets stolen as part of a data breach, you'll probably be told. But what if your password gets pwned some other way?

“Unpatchable” vuln in Apple’s new Mac chip – what you need to know

Thu, 05/27/2021 - 07:59
It's all over the news! The bug you can't fix! Fortunately, you don't need to. We explain why.

S3 Ep34: Apple bugs, scammers busted, and how crooks bypass 2FA [Podcast]

Wed, 05/26/2021 - 10:56
Latest episode - listen now. (And please leave us a review if you like what you hear!)

Apple patches dangerous security holes, one in active use – update now!

Tue, 05/25/2021 - 07:30
It's three weeks since last time. Now it's this time, so patch now!

Eight suspects busted in raid on “home delivery” scamming operation

Mon, 05/24/2021 - 20:15
Some victims of home delivery scams end up with their entire bank accounts drained. Don't get caught out!

Naked Security Live – Jacked and hacked: how safe are tracking tags?

Mon, 05/24/2021 - 08:48
New episode - watch now! (And please tell your friends about our channel.)

S3 Ep33: Eufy camera leak, Afterburner crisis, and AirTags (again) [Podcast]

Thu, 05/20/2021 - 08:59
Latest episode - listen now (and tell your friends)!

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