Cyber Security for newbies

A curated episode list by Dale Gribble
Creation Date January 18th, 2020
Updated Date Updated March 17th, 2020
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Do you know someone who doesn't know much about cyber security? all good! this list is a collection of podcast episodes which go into depth about different scams & the world of malicious hackers & companies.
Ransomware is ugly. It infects your machine and locks all the the data and to unlock you have to pay a fee. In this episode we dive into some of the people behind it.SponsorsThis episode was sponsored by CMD. Securing Linux systems is hard, let CMD help you with that. Visit https://cmd.com/dark to get a free demo.This episode was sponsored by MyWallSt. Their app can help you find good looking stocks to invest in. Visit MyWallSt.com/dark to start your free 30 day trial.For more show notes and links check out darknetdiaries.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This year we’ve gotten one question more than any other from listeners: is Facebook eavesdropping on my conversations and showing me ads based on the things that I say? This week, Alex investigates.Further ReadingOur guide to keep Facebook from following you around the internet can be found at http://replyall.limo/donttrackme .Facebook's official statement that it is not listening to users. Facebook's Rob Goldman (no relation) denying the same thing.
Ad Blockers, such as AdBlock Plus, provide an important service to users who find web ads annoying, creepy and sometimes even dangerous. In recent years, how ever, the business models adopted by some blockers present us with a moral dilemma. The post Are Ad Blockers Malicious? appeared first on Malicious Life.
Somewhere in Russia, a man calls for a car. Somewhere in New York City, a stranger's phone buzzes.Email us at replyall@gimletmedia.com and use the subject "theory" if you think you can provide us additional information.Further readinghaveibeenpwned.comA good article on how and why you should use password managers, and the best password managers out there.Further listeningSimplicity by Macroform
This week, Phia wonders what kind of person falls for phishing attacks. Is it only insanely gullible luddites, or can smart, tech savvy people get phished, too? To find out, she conducts an experiment on her poor, unsuspecting coworkers.Follow Daniel Boteanu on twitter 
Take a ride with a red teamer. A physical penetration tester as he tries to make his away into unauthorized areas, steal sensitive documents, hack into the computers, and escape with company property.This episode was sponsored by CMD. Securing Linux systems is hard, let CMD help you with that. Visit https://cmd.com/dark to get a free demo.This episode was sponsored by Hostinger. Go to https://hostinger.com/darknet and use code DARKNET to get 15% off a hosting plan and check out this week’s free feature.For complete show notes and links go to darknetdiaries.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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