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 12: How Google Tracks Hackers


Tracking hacking groups has become a booming business. Dozens of so-called “threat intelligence” companies keep tabs on them and sell subscriptions to feeds where they provide customers with up to date information on what the most advanced cyber crimin...


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 2019-02-11  26m
 
 

episode 11: The Spyware Sting Operation


Citizen Lab, a human rights watchdog, tracks governments who do bad things online, and learned that slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi's phone was bugged. Soon after that revelation, Citizen Lab's researchers began getting weird requests to mee...


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 2019-02-05  41m
 
 

episode 10: The Penetration Tester


This week, we talk to Jek, a physical penetration tester whose job is to infiltrate offices, data centers, store stockrooms, and other supposedly "secure" locations and either steal information or install a tool so that other hackers can exfi...


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 2019-01-28  29m
 
 

episode 9: I Gave a Bounty Hunter $300. Then He Located Our Phone


Earlier this month, Motherboard sent $300 to a bounty hunter. Within moments, he sent us a Google Maps screenshot with the real-time location data of a phone that we'd asked him to track. Motherboard editor-in-chief Jason Koebler and senior staff ...


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 2019-01-24  42m
 
 

[BONUS] Malicious Life: The Ashley Madison Hack


This week, CYBER presents an episode from Malicious Life, one of our favorite hacking podcasts. In this episode, host Ran Levi takes a deep dive into how Ashley Madison, "the dating site for people who want to have an affair," got hacked. Mor...


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 2019-01-24  29m
 
 

episode 8: The PewDiePie Hacks


In November, 50,000 printers started suddenly printing a message urging recipients to subscribe to PewDiePie—YouTube’s most popular star ever, with 80 million subscribers. It came with a warning, too: That the printers were hacked because they were dan...


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 2019-01-15  23m
 
 

episode 7: The Dark Overlord and the 9/11 Insurance Files Hack


A few hours before midnight on New Year’s Eve, the mysterious hacking group the Dark Overlord tweeted a link to an encrypted file: “We'll be providing many answers about 9/11 conspiracies through our 18,000 secret documents leak.”This is just t...


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 2019-01-04  24m
 
 

episode 6: The Base


CYBER host Ben Makuch and reporter Mack Lamoureux recently spent months embedded on in a secretive social network called “The Base," which is used by American neo-Nazis to organize real-life meetups.


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 2018-12-31  27m
 
 

episode 5: How to Track Government Hackers and APTs


Fancy Bear, APT10, Lazarus Group, Charming Kitten. These are all the names given to government hacker groups.And if you pay any attention to cybersecurity news you heard about Russian hackers, Chinese hackers, and groups that are usually called APTs...


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 2018-12-24  30m
 
 

episode 4: The Motherboard Guide to Not Getting Hacked


In the coming weeks, millions of people will get new phones, computers, Amazon Echos, Google Homes, Smart Coffee Makers, and other internet of things devices. All of these things come with their own privacy, surveillance, and hacking risks, but there a...


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 2018-12-17  38m