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 rental cars, and all-knowing webcams - those are just a few topics we tackle in our new podcast, Hackable?, where we let our hackers shed light on just how secure we really are.

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episode 10: All Dolled Up


Tech toys are always the hottest gifts during the holidays. But what if something as innocent looking as an Internet-connected stuffed animal could be used as a listening device? And how easy would it be for someone to do? In this episode of Hackable? we’re looking at two different toys to see if their security is up to snuff. For more info hackablepodcast.com


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episode 9: High Frequency


Smart speakers, just shout out a command and these digital assistants take action. But would it be possible for a hacker to communicate with your device without you knowing? And if so, what could they do? This episode looks at all the different ways a smart speaker can be attacked, from the low tech to the Hi-Fi. For more info hackablepodcast.com


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episode 8: Cloak & Dagger


We all love the fact that we’re able use our cellphones to access the internet from practically anywhere. But a lot of times we don’t take the security on these devices seriously, despite them being filled with personal information. In this episode, Geoff and team find out just how easy it is for a hacker to attack our mobile devices. For more info hackablepodcast.com


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28m
 2017-11-07

episode 7: Searching for Avril


Pre-released tracks, sneak-peek videos, never-before-seen pictures – hackers are using our love for celebrities as a way of stealing personal data. But not in the way you might think. In this episode, Geoff and team examine the dangers you could find while searching for your favorite celeb’s unreleased music. For more info hackablepodcast.com


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26m
 2017-10-24

episode 6: Cowbells & Doorbells


With so many connected devices popping up, we have to wonder: Is the security strong enough to hold off an cyber attack? In this episode of Hackable?, Geoff invites a hacker into his home to help install, and of course hack, his new smart doorbell. We'll see if the device holds strong when there's a hacker at the door. Ding dong. For more info hackablepodcast.com


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29m
 2017-10-10

episode 5: Camera Creepers


Just the thought of someone accessing your webcam without your knowledge is unsettling. But is putting a sticker over your webcam paranoia, or precaution? In this episode of Hackable?, our trusted hacker shows us just how simple it really is to gain access to your computer's camera. We're uncovering the truth about covering your webcam. For more info hackablepodcast.com


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24m
 2017-09-26

episode 4: Cars are Computers


Carjacking just went digital. You might be holding the steering wheel, but are you in control? Hackers today could easily take over an automobile – and we can prove it. In this episode, we hand over our rental car to a hacker to find see what's possible when it comes to car hacking. We also speak with the man behind the voice of KITT from Knight Rider, William Daniels, to get his input on the world of self-driving cars! Listen now to see how hackers can take over a car, and how to stay in ...


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26m
 2017-09-12

episode 3: Locked Out


Ransomware is a billion-dollar business. But what happens when your data is under lockdown, all your icons are missing, years of photos are gone, and your computer left as a digital wasteland with nothing on it? Well, nothing but a digital ransom note saying that if you want your data back, you’re going to have to pay. In this episode, our host Geoff Siskind lets a hacker take his personal laptop hostage. Listen as Geoff uncovers the truth about Ransomware when he's Locked Out.


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25m
 2017-08-29

episode 2: PWND


How much can people find out about you from a simple Google search? It’s probably way more than you think, even if you’re being cautious. Our host Geoff Siskind learned that the hard way. We gave our friendly hackers 5 days to hack into his life and uncover as much information as possible...and potentially crack into his computer and Wi-Fi network. Listen to find out what our hackers were able to accomplish. For more info hackablepodcast.com


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29m
 2017-08-15

episode 1: The Evil Twin


Think all public Wi-Fi networks are safe? Think again. In our first episode, we hack the Wi-Fi at a local café by creating an “Evil Twin” to prove just how easy it is to give away all of your information without ever knowing it. Find out what our cyber security expert, Bruce Snell, was able to uncover as unsuspecting guests connect to an unsecure Wi-Fi network at a coffee shop in Texas.


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25m
 2017-08-01