What the Hack Episode Ten

Banner ads and popups are the background noise of the Internet. Our favorite apps and websites often serve ads or even come bundled with a wide array of links to the most random websites, health products, and clickbait. 

Annoying, yes, but harmless. Right? Wrong. 

In the latest episode of What the Hack with Adam Levin, we talked to Joyce, who was led by an online ad directly into the hands of scammers ready to empty her bank account, take control of her computer and possibly worse. 

Listen to the Joyce episode to find out how quickly scammers can operate, and the steps you need to take in the event you “get got” them. 

We are really serious about cybersecurity and privacy. We want everyone to be safer. If you like this episode of What the Hack with Adam Levin, we’re hoping you’ll help us help others to find our show and with it, solutions for the pervasive threat landscape we all inhabit.

Here’s how: Send a link to a friend. Give it a 5-star rating, subscribe, write a review, and most importantly just go ahead and mention it all the time whether you’re hanging out with friends, family or complete strangers. 

What the Hack with Adam Levin is available wherever you get your audio.

Read the episode transcript here.