What the Hack? Podcast
What the Hack? Podcast
What the Hack? Podcast
What the Hack? Podcast

Cryptocurrency Food Delivery Service Vanishes with £500,000 in Investment Money

An elaborate cryptocurrency scam fleeced investors and embarrassed social media influencers backing a fictional food delivery service.

Latest Articles

Facebook's Name Change

What’s Really Behind Facebook’s Name Change

Is Mark Zuckerberg’s rebranding of Facebook an attempt to downplay negative publicity or the first steps toward a larger vision of the future?
What the Hack with Adam Levin

Jennifer’s Son Takes a Bank Shot

You may think they know everything about connected devices and our digital lives, but young adults are a scammer’s favorite target.
App malware

Should Google and Apple Be Sued for that Malware on Your...

Malware-laden apps continue to be a fact of life for iOS and Android users. Determining who’s to blame is complicated.

Killware: What You Need to Know

Killware was once viewed as a hypothetical worst-case scenario. Now it’s a reality that governments, companies and organizations need to prepare for.

What the Hack Episode Fourteen: Emily Gets Taken for a Song

Threat actors find a new way to ply an old scam on Twitch.
brushing scams

Brushing Scams: Free stuff at a high price

Brushing scams may seem harmless, but may mean that your personal data has been compromised.


REvil Ransomware Campaign Compromises Hundreds of Businesses

Hundreds of small to medium-sized companies were hit by a record-breaking ransomware campaign over the Fourth of July weekend.
cyber attack

2021’s Most Significant Cyberattacks (So Far)

Here's a breakdown of the most significant hacks—ransomware and otherwise—this year.

UPDATED: Ransomware-as-a-Service Gets a Service That’s Legit

The lucrative nature of ransomware has spawned supporting companies and organizations -- on both sides of the law.
DOJ Colonial Pipeline

DOJ Recovers $2.3 Million From Colonial Pipeline Hackers

The DOJ has announced the recovery of over half of the ransom paid to the cybercriminals responsible for the Colonial Pipeline hack.

Anti-Ransomware Company Exagrid Pays $2.6 Million Ransom

A ransomware attack targeting anti-ransomware tech company ExaGrid is a teachable moment in the current cybersecurity crisis.
ransomware gang

Three Ways Ransomware Gangs Are Becoming More Sophisticated

As ransomware attacks becomes more lucrative, the gangs that power them are running increasingly sophisticated operations.
Colonial Piepline Hack

Colonial Pipeline Paid Hackers $5 Million Ransom

Colonial Pipeline paid $5 million in cryptocurrency to the ransomware group responsible for the May 7 cyberattack that disrupted fuel delivery to much of the Eastern Seaboard.

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