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

Insight: Why Are Some Americans Less Protected Against Cyber Crime?

The cybersecurity divide is yet another manifestation of the cultural and economic divides that have existed within the U.S. for decades.
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Amazon Vendor Scams

Amazon Vendor Scams: Will Your Next Purchase Fund Cybercrime?

The Amazon marketplace is a good place to find deals on things you need, and cybercriminals committing multilayered crimes to fund more of the same.
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Jeff Williams Helps Rout the Rustock Botnet

This week’s guest talked about cyber as an adversary problem, and it flipped a switch for us. Imagine a world filled with cyber peril 24/7. 
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What Is Change of Address Fraud?

The USPS has provided identity thieves with an easy method of redirecting and stealing mail.
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They Accidentally Hacked the Presidential Inauguration

Can your next Amazon purchase fund an international ransomware syndicate? Yes, especially if you’re buying a smoking gun.
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If Roe versus Wade Is Overturned, Can You Trust Your Cycle...

It’s not entirely outlandish for people living in states where abortion is illegal to be concerned about using a cycle tracking app. 

Browser in the Browser (BiTB) Attacks: What You Need to Know

A new phishing attack can deceive even the most cyber-savvy targets.


What’s Ahead for Cybersecurity in 2022

You don’t need to be an expert to know that last year was a bad one whether we’re talking about data compromise, privacy shortfalls or malicious hacker activity. And you don’t need a crystal ball to predict that 2022 will be worse. 

The State of Ransomware in 2021

2021 has been yet another banner year for ransomware. Here’s how the current threat landscape looks going into 2022.
Josh Gets Over the Wire

Josh Gets Over the Wire

Email continues to be the Achilles heel of cybersecurity for organizations, especially small- to medium-sized businesses.
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The Dangers of Normalizing Ransomware

Ransomware poses a significant threat to our nation, and is a daily problem for businesses and organizations. Normalizing will make it worse.

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.
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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.

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