Malicious Life

Malicious Life Podcast exposes the human and financial powers operating under the surface of the cybercrime industry as it evolved. Host Ran Levi interviews hackers and industry experts, discussing the hacking culture of the 1970s and 80s, the subsequent rise of viruses in the 1990s and today's advanced cyber threats. Host: Ran Levi. Brought to you By Cybereason. Visit www.cybereason.com

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ML Ep. 5: The Roots of Evil – Ransomware, Part 1


WannaCry’s widespread cyber attack on more than 200,000 computers all over the world made headlines – but only a few people remember a similar attack, named The AIDS Trojan, almost 30 years earlier…In this episode of Malicious Life, we go deep into the world of ransomware to examine its roots, the tools used and developed for these extortions, and the methods utilized.


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Malicious Life, Episode 4: Big Cannons


2016 is known throughout the circles of information security as “The Year of The DDoS Attacks”, and rightfully so: 5 large scale DDoS attacks – ‘Distributed Denial Of Service’ – shocked the technology world. In this episode of Malicious Life, we examine how the power of the internet itself can be harvested and deployed to take down major companies and websites. With special guests- Yossi Na’ar and Graham Cluley.


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Malicious Life, Episode 3: Spam Empire


In this episode of Malicious Life, we take a look at one of the oldest forms of criminal activity on the web- the spam empires of the 90’s and 2000’s. Find out how these multi-million dollar industries operated, how they served as a half step towards the organized online crime groups of the modern age, and what price was paid by those who tried to stop them. With special guest- Stephen Cobb.


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31m
 2017-07-06

Malicious Life, Episode 2: The Dark Avenger


In 1989, a message was found in a virus: “Eddie Lives…Somewhere in Time!”. ‘Eddie’ was a particularly nasty virus, and its discovery led a young Bulgarian security researcher down a rabbit hole, on a hunt for the prolific creator of the Eddie virus: The Dark Avenger. With special guests: Vesselin Bontchev, Graham Cluley.


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 2017-06-30

Malicious Life, Episode 1: Ghost In The Machine


Cybercrime is one of the most notable threats we face as computer users, nowadays. But it wasn’t always so. Those of us who’ve been in the field long enough may remember a time when computer viruses were much more innocent, and virus authors were usually just bored computer geeks- not members of a sophisticated, well-organized crime syndicate. Join us in exploring the world of early viruses, the precursors to the types of malware we know all too well today. With special guest: Graham Clu...


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26m
 2017-06-28