Malicious Life

Tales of cybersecurity. The wildest hacks you can ever imagine, told by people who were actually there. Hosted by cybersecurity expert and book author, Ran Levi, this is not your average talk-show. These are fascinating, unknown tales, slowly unraveled, deeply researched. Think Hardcore History meets Hackable- and come dig into a history you never knew existed.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 33m. Bisher sind 58 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche
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The YIPL phreaking magazine was the spiritual predecessor to the better-known '2600' zine, and it was founded by a ideological party determined to bring down the largest monopoly in US history: Bell Telephone.


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The U.S vs. Gary McKinnon


After the Challenger Disaster of 1986, NASA had a hard time convincing the public that the Galileo spacecraft, fueled by radioactive Plutonium, is safe to launch. The WANK worm, it turns out, was a message aim at NASA - from the two most powerful hacke...


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The WANK Worm, Part 2


After the Challenger Disaster of 1986, NASA had a hard time convincing the public that the Galileo spacecraft, fueled by radioactive Plutonium, is safe to launch. The WANK worm, it turns out, was a message aim at NASA - from the two most powerful hacke...


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The WANK Worm, Part 1


On October 16th, 1989, NASA's scientists went into work preparing to launch a spacecraft that very day. But when they sat down to their computers, they were met with an unexpected greeting: “Your system has been officially WANKed.


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The Equifax Data Breach Pt. II: The Bits Hit The Fan


After its momentous breach, Equifax's CEO Richard Smith said: “Equifax will not be defined by this incident, but rather by how we respond.” Well, he was spot on, but not in a good way.


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 2019-04-11  31m
 
 

The Equifax Data Breach Pt. I: A Big Data Bubble


In their 120 year history, Equifax never sold anything, or provided any service to ordinary folks - except collect DATA. In 2017, that huge data repository, a 1000 times larger then the Library of Congress, got hacked.


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 2019-03-27  44m
 
 

DeCSS: Hackers Vs Hollywood


Twenty years ago, a 15-years old Norwegian kid was put on trial for breaking the DVD Copy Prevention system. His case spawned a whole new "artistic" movement...


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 2019-03-13  44m
 
 

Marconi & The Maskelyne Affair


In its prime, Mt. Gox was essentially the place where Bitcoin happened. But for two years, Mt. Gox was imploding from the inside - while soaring to unprecedented success on the outside. 


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 2019-02-21  42m
 
 

The Fall Of Mt. Gox – Part 2


In its prime, Mt. Gox was essentially the place where Bitcoin happened. But for two years, Mt. Gox was imploding from the inside - while soaring to unprecedented success on the outside. 


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The Location Data Brokers – A CYBER Podcast Special


CYBER is a new podcast from Motherboard, a very well known and respected technology blog and online magazine. The episode you’ll hear shortly is about the shady market of data aggregators and brokers who sell smartphone location data to bounty hunters...


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