Hackable?

We see lots of movies and TV shows where hackers can infiltrate our lives with just a few keystrokes. But is it real? We’re here to find out. Malicious cat photos, sketchy Wi-Fi networks, rogue rentals, all-knowing webcams - those are just a few topics tackled in Hackable?, where we let our hackers shed light on just how secure we really are. Winner of Best Branded Podcast - 10th Annual Shorty Awards.

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Introducing: Malicious Life


This week, we’re bringing you a story from our friends over at Malicious Life - a podcast about the history of cybersecurity. If movies have taught us anything, it’s that if you want to rob a bank, you dress up as the cleaning crew. The people behind the huge hack of Target in 2013 must have seen one action film too many, because when they decided to hack one of the biggest retailers in the world, they did it via the HVAC maintenance systems’ computers.


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episode 4: False Charges


It's always stressful when your phone's battery is low, but are some charging stations and USB cables dangerous to plug into? On this episode of “Hackable?” Geoff finds out just how much damage a hacker can do if you charge your phone with a secretly sinister cable.


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episode 3: Who's Watching


Streaming devices make dumb TVs smart and smart TVs, well, smarter. But does that mean that a hacker can hijack your binge-watching? We invite white-hat Craig Young back on the show to learn whether there’s anything particularly vulnerable about these popular smart boxes and sticks.


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Darknet Diaries Presents: Project Raven


Check out this episode from one of our favorite podcasts, “Darknet Diaries”. It’s a fascinating look at how someone becomes a cyber mercenary, and what happens if you push them beyond their moral comfort zone.


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episode 2: Keyless Ignition


Cars are more computerized than ever. But, does this make them easier to steal? Can smart key fobs help hackers drive away with your ride? White-hat Tim Martin comes back on the show and we learn whether he can start Geoff’s rental car without a key.


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 2019-10-08  25m
 
 

episode 1: MouseJacked


Wireless mice have become the preferred peripheral to scroll and click, but can cutting the cord allow a hacker to hijack your computer? In this episode, Geoff invites a white-hat over to learn whether his mouse leaves him vulnerable.


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 2019-09-24  25m
 
 

episode 6: The Mr. Robot Spectacular


While Hollywood often gets hacking wrong, “Mr. Robot” is acclaimed for its commitment to authenticity and technical accuracy. And it’s ridiculously entertaining. In this episode, Pedro invites three hackers to Geoff’s office for attacks inspired by TV’s best cybercrime show.


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 2019-07-30  34m
 
 

episode 5: Dead Drops


You spot a dropped USB drive laying on the ground or in your office. Did someone lose their files or is it a trap set by a hacker? On this episode, Geoff learns how dangerous dropped USB drives are and whether Pedro would take the bait!


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 2019-07-16  36m
 
 

episode 4: Up Your Game


Skins and other downloadable modifications are a popular way to level up video games. Can these “mods” expose players to hidden malware? On this episode, Geoff learns what a devious hacker could conceal within a mod made for Minecraft — a game played monthly by more than 90 million people.


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 2019-07-02  31m
 
 

episode 3: Face the Fax


All-in-one printers with fax machines may seem like relics from a bygone era, but could this seldom-used technology put you at risk? On this episode, Geoff learns whether the printer sitting in his office creates an open gateway for hackers to compromise his entire network.


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 2019-06-18  27m