CYBER

Hacking. Hackers. Disinformation campaigns. Encryption. The Cyber. This stuff gets complicated really fast, but Motherboard spends its time embedded in the infosec world so you don't have to. Host Ben Makuch talks every week to Motherboard reporters Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai and Joseph Cox about the stories they're breaking and to the industry's most famous hackers and researchers about the biggest news in cybersecurity. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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episode 22: How a Hacker Tracked Thousands of Cars and Gained the Ability To Kill Their Engines


In this week’s CYBER podcast, we spoke about Motherboard’s scoop on a hacker who breached two GPS tracking companies.


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 2019-04-30  22m
 
 

episode 21: Edward Snowden on Julian Assange, the Mueller Report, and Press Freedom


In this week's CYBER podcast, we sat down with Edward Snowden to talk about his life in Russia, WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, and press freedom in the United States and beyond.


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 2019-04-22  1h1m
 
 

episode 20: How ‘Unicorn Riot’ Exposes The Far Right Online


This week, CYBER speaks to Freddy Martinez, one of the members of Unicorn Riot, an activist and media collective that’s been tracking and exposing nazis, racists, and other far-right people on the internet. 


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 2019-04-15  34m
 
 

episode 19: How the ‘New York Times’ Protects its Journalists From Hackers and Spies


This week, CYBER speaks to Runa Sandvik, the senior director of information security at The New York Times about how she helps the Times journalists stay safe online and help them protect sources. 


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 2019-04-08  29m
 
 

episode 18: Why The ASUS Supply Chain Hack Is a Big Deal


On this week’s episode of CYBER, we sat down with Kim Zetter, the legendary cybersecurity reporter and the author of the original news story on the ASUS hack. Zetter walked us through this specific hack, and also told us about previous supply chain att...


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 2019-04-01  20m
 
 

episode 17: Why Hackers Are Stoked That Beto O’Rourke Was One Of Them


This week, CYBER speaks to Oxblood Ruffin, a long-time member of the legendary hacking group Cult of The Dead Cow, or cDc. Ruffin told us about the cDc, its historical importance, and why it's a big deal that a US presidential candidate was once p...


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 2019-03-27  34m
 
 

episode 16: How Online Disinformation Affects the Real World


In the lead up to the 2016 US presidential elections, the Russian government allegedly used internet trolls, fake Facebook accounts, and hackers in a coordinated disinformation campaign. What did we learn from it? And how is the world preparing to deal...


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 2019-03-20  36m
 
 

episode 15: The Prototype iPhones Hackers Use to Research Apple’s Most Sensitive Code


Very few people have heard of them, but "dev-fused" iPhones sold on the grey market are one of the most important tools for the best iOS hackers in the world. Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai talks about his blockbuster investigation, and host B...


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 2019-03-07  32m
 
 

episode 14: The Cybersecurity Industrial Complex


Last year, investors poured $5 billion in cybersecurity startups. The whole industry will be worth $170 billion in three years, according to a recent estimate. There’s so many infosec companies it's hard to keep track of them. And yet, are we all ...


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 2019-03-04  24m
 
 

episode 13: How Hackers Break into iCloud-Locked iPhones


In spring, 2017, a teenager walked up behind a woman leaving the Metro in Northeast Washington DC and put her in a chokehold: "Be quiet," he said. And "delete your iCloud." He grabbed her iPhone 6S and ran away.The iCloud securit...


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 2019-02-19  27m