Carina Follows Her Heart Into a Crypto Scam

What seemed like a budding romance ends in emotional and financial devastation.
Tarah Wheeler

Tarah Wheeler Narrowly Avoids Getting Got

A Swiss cheese analogy helps keep a cyber pro from falling prey to a payroll scam.
Seven Digital Sins

The Seven Digital Sins

It’s no secret the internet doesn’t always bring out the best in people. The relative anonymity and global sprawl of digital life make it...
Blind Mule Scam

Blind Mule Scams: What You Need to Know

Scammers groom unwitting targets and then trick them into trafficking illicit drugs and other contraband.
Secret Service Agent “Mark” Works the Pan-Africa Beat

Secret Service Agent “Mark” Works the Pan-Africa Beat

“Mark” tracks criminals in more than 20 African nations, and blew our minds in this conversation about how the crime rings there work.
Cybersecurity girl Caitlin Sarian

Cybersecurity Girl Caitlin Sarian Tries to Delete Herself Online

Privacy may be dead but if a cybersecurity social media star has anything to do with it’s going to become a martyr.

Can Art Be Used to Beat AI Security?

A decades-old type of computer art can be used to circumvent AI security features.
Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow Makes Us Wonder if Everything’s a Scam

According to author and activist Cory Doctorow, it’s a scammer’s world and we’re just living in it.
presley rhodes

Presley Rhodes Fights an Army of Thirst Trap Thieves

OnlyFans, impersonation, cyberstalking, identity theft and sextortion collide in this week’s episode
Dark Rhiino

Adam Levin featured on Dark Rhiino’s Security Confidential Podcast

Adam Levin was a guest on Dark Rhiino's Security Confidental podcast. In the episode, he encouraged listeners to protect both their security and their...
SNAP EBT fraud

Joy and Michelle Talk Skimmers, Scammers and SNAP EBT Fraud

SNAP EBT scams sap twenty percent of the funds earmarked for food assistance. This week’s guests tell us how to tackle the problem.
Brett Johnson

Brett Johnson Explains the Abject Terror that Awaits Us All

The Godfather of Internet crime wants you to know that he’s sorry for his crimes, but he doesn’t mind taking a stroll down Memory Lane.
Christina LaBarbiera

Christina’s Alleged Romance Scammer Plays A Long Con

Sometimes the most convincing online dating scams happen in person.
Eva Galperin

EFF’s Eva Galperin Is Not the Pope of Fighting Stalkerware (But...

Is using stalkerware to spy on someone ever okay? Eva Galperin doesn’t think so.
Scams targeting small businesses

3 Scams Targeting Small Businesses

Small businesses are often easy targets for scammers. Here’s how.
Tim Byrne Vintage Industrial

Tim Byrne’s Vintage Industrial is Scammer-Proof

Small business owners are a favorite target for scammers. This famed designer knows how to stay one step ahead of them.

Five Technologies Making the World a Creepier Place in 2024

The Internet can be a creepy place and it keeps getting creepier. Here’s why.
Charity Clark

Vermont Attorney General Charity Clark Hates Scammers More than We Do

She’s suing companies for stealing our faces and putting the lie to scams online and off in Vermont.
Marjorie Bloom

Marjorie Bloom Reveals a $661,000 Tech Support Scam

A tech support scam linked to a bank scam turns into a crypto scam of epic proportions.
David Maimon

David Maimon Introduces Us to a Fresh New Hell

David Maimon came to visit us again to talk about a new scam that’s troubling in scale and scope.