By Jack Rhysider
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Explore the dark side of the Internet with host Jack Rhysider as he takes you on a journey through the chilling world of privacy hacks, data breaches, and cyber crime. The masterful criminal hackers who dwell on the dark side show us just how vulnerable we all are.
||ExplicitEp 22: Mini-Stories: Vol 1||Three stories in one! In this episode we hear about a penetration test from Mubix that he'll never forget, a incident response from Robert M. Lee which completely stunned him, and a social engineering mission from Snow.Podcast recommendation: Moonshot.||9/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp 21: Black Duck Eggs||Ira Winkler's specialty is assembling elite teams of special forces and intelligence officers to go after companies. Ira shares a story about a time he and his team broke into a global 5 company. A company so large that theft of intellictual property co||9/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp 20: mobman||Chances are, if you were downloading shady programs in the early 2000's, you were infected with malware he wrote called SubSeven. Hacking changed mobman's life. Hear how it happened by listening to this episode.Image for this episode created by dr4w1ngl||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 19: Aurora||In 2009, around Christmas time, something terrible was lurking in the network at Google. Google is the most popular website on the Internet. It’s so popular many people just think Google is the Internet. Google hires many of the most talented minds an||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 18: Jackpot||A man addicted to gambling finds a bug in a video poker machine that lets him win excessive amounts of money.||7/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp 17: Finn||A 14-year-old kid who finds himself bored in class decides to hack someone's twitter account and ends up with more than he bargained for.||6/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp 16: Eijah||In 2007, a hacker named Eijah got fed up with the way DRM prevented him from being able to play the content he paid for. He decided to fight back against the AACS and find a way to circumvent the DRM. By the time Eijah was done, his life wasn't the same||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp 15: Ill Tills||A major retailer was hacked. Their point of sales machines were riddled with malware. Listen to hear how digital forensics and incident responders handled the situation. What malware was found? Where was it found? How was it stopped? And most importantl||4/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 14: #OpJustina||In 2013 a hospital was accused of conducting a medical kidnapping against a young girl name Justina. This enraged many people across the country, including members of anonymous. A DDOS attack was waged against the hospital.||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 13: Carna Botnet||In 2012 the Carna Bot was built and unleashed on the world. But it didn't have any intentions on doing anything malicious. It was built just to help us all understand the Internet better. This botnet used the oldest security vulnerable in the book. And||2/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 12: Crypto Wars||In the 1990's the Internet started to take shape. But the US goverment had strict laws regulating what type of cryptography is allowed to be used online. A few brave people stood up to the government in the name of civil rights and won the right to use||2/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 11: Strictly Confidential||What happens when an innovative tech company, that's trying to develop the next big thing, detects a hacker in their network? We hear the story from a digital forensics investigator which has a surprising result.||1/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp 10: Misadventures of a Nation State Actor||In today's world of intelligence gathering, governments hack other governments. This episode takes you on a ride with a nation state actor to see exactly how it's done.||1/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 9: The Rise and Fall of Mt. Gox||Mt. Gox was the largest bitcoin exchange in the world. It suddenly went offline. What happened?||12/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 8: Manfred (Part 2)||Manfred found a way to turn his passion for video games and reverse engineering into a full time business. He exploited video games and sold virtual goods and currency for real money. This was his full time job. Listen to this episode to hear exactly ho||12/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 7: Manfred (Part 1)||Manfred has had the most epic story of all online video game stories. For the last 20 years, he's been hacking online games.||12/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 6: The Beirut Bank Job||Jayson E. Street tells us a story about the time he broke into a bank in Beirut Lebanon.||11/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 5: #ASUSGATE||Security researcher Kyle Lovett bought a new Asus router in 2013. He found it was riddled with security vulnerabilties. He set out on a mission to resolve these vulnerabilities not only for his own router, but for thousands of others who were also vulne||11/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 4: Panic! at the TalkTalk Board Room||Mobile provider TalkTalk suffered a major breach in 2015. The CEO tried her best to keep angry customers calm and carry on. The UK government and Metropolitan Police investigate the breach. We get a rare glimpse of how the CEO handles the crisis.||10/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 3: DigiNotar, You are the Weakest Link, Good Bye!||The 2011 DigiNotar breach changed the way browsers do security. In this episode, we learn what role a CA plays, how browsers work with CAs, and what happens when a CA is breached.||10/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp 2: The Peculiar Case of the VTech Hacker||VTech makes toy tablets, laptops, and watches for kids. In 2015, they were breached. The hacker downloaded gigs of children's data. Discover what the hacker did once he took the data.||9/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 1: The Phreaky World of PBX Hacking||Farhan Arshad and Noor Aziz Uddin were captured 2 years after being placed on the FBI's Cyber's Most Wanted list for PBX hacking. In this episode, we explain PBX hacking and how hackers are racking up billions of dollars in phone bills. We also learn ho||9/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
A great view into a seldom seen world
First off the production value is really great on this podcast. The background music really draws attention to the episodes without being overpowering. Jack has a subtle and yet cognet voice that draws you in to the story, and in some ways reminds me of Ira Glass. The series provides a good balance between technical details and piecing together the big picture of what happened in the story. I would recommend it if you want to expose people into the infosec world through through some interesting stories.
A must to listen too
Stories are great and the production quality is top notch. If you love listening to hacking stories you’ll love this podcast.
You can't miss this.
I'm a HUGE fan of crime/hacker YouTube shows and Mr. Robot... this podcast is my new favorite addiction! The quality of the sound and editing is top notch - 10 out of 5 stars. Can I get a new episode every day!?! Brilliance, Jack.
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