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We see lots of movies and TV shows where hackers can infiltrate our lives with just a few keystrokes. But is it real? We’re here to find out. Malicious cat photos, sketchy Wi-Fi networks, rogue rentals, all-knowing webcams - those are just a few topics tackled in Hackable?, where we let our hackers shed light on just how secure we really are.Winner of Best Branded Podcast - 10th Annual Shorty Awards.

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We see lots of movies and TV shows where hackers can infiltrate our lives with just a few keystrokes. But is it real? We’re here to find out. Malicious cat photos, sketchy Wi-Fi networks, rogue rentals, all-knowing webcams - those are just a few topics tackled in Hackable?, where we let our hackers shed light on just how secure we really are.Winner of Best Branded Podcast - 10th Annual Shorty Awards.

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Awesome

By MaynorG - Jan 08 2020
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Love learning about new tech.this podcast is really good

Best cybersecurity podcast.

By QuirtTheDirt - Oct 16 2019
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Fascinating detail, amazing demonstrations, great host, great stories. This podcast has me hooked.

iTunes Ratings

500 Ratings
Average Ratings
394
61
20
11
14

Awesome

By MaynorG - Jan 08 2020
Read more
Love learning about new tech.this podcast is really good

Best cybersecurity podcast.

By QuirtTheDirt - Oct 16 2019
Read more
Fascinating detail, amazing demonstrations, great host, great stories. This podcast has me hooked.
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Hackable?

Latest release on Dec 03, 2019

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Locked Out

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Ransomware is a billion-dollar business. But what happens when your data is under lockdown, all your icons are missing, years of photos are gone, and your computer left as a digital wasteland with nothing on it? Well, nothing but a digital ransom note saying that if you want your data back, you’re going to have to pay. In this episode, our host Geoff Siskind lets a hacker take his personal laptop hostage. Listen as Geoff uncovers the truth about Ransomware when he's Locked Out.

Aug 29 2017

25mins

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Rank #2: The Mr. Robot Spectacular

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While Hollywood often gets hacking wrong, “Mr. Robot” is acclaimed for its commitment to authenticity and technical accuracy. And it’s ridiculously entertaining. In this episode, Pedro invites three hackers to Geoff’s office for attacks inspired by TV’s best cybercrime show.

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Jul 30 2019

34mins

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Rank #3: Keyless Entry

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Unlocking your doors with the touch of a button is the greatest thing to happen to cars since, well, the invention of cars. Although is the signal you send through the air secure? Or are you giving a hacker a chance to capture your code with every click? In the Season Two premiere of Hackable? the crew is on the case. or more info hackablepodcast.com

Mar 05 2018

25mins

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Rank #4: MouseJacked

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Wireless mice have become the preferred peripheral to scroll and click, but can cutting the cord allow a hacker to hijack your computer? In this episode, Geoff invites a white-hat over to learn whether his mouse leaves him vulnerable.

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Sep 24 2019

25mins

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Rank #5: Cars are Computers

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Carjacking just went digital. You might be holding the steering wheel, but are you in control? Hackers today could easily take over an automobile – and we can prove it. In this episode, we hand over our rental car to a hacker to find see what's possible when it comes to car hacking. We also speak with the man behind the voice of KITT from Knight Rider, William Daniels, to get his input on the world of self-driving cars! Listen now to see how hackers can take over a car, and how to stay in control of yours. For more info hackablepodcast.com

Sep 12 2017

26mins

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Rank #6: Camera Creepers

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Just the thought of someone accessing your webcam without your knowledge is unsettling. But is putting a sticker over your webcam paranoia, or precaution? In this episode of Hackable?, our trusted hacker shows us just how simple it really is to gain access to your computer's camera. We're uncovering the truth about covering your webcam. For more info hackablepodcast.com

Sep 26 2017

24mins

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Rank #7: Dead Drops

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You spot a dropped USB drive laying on the ground or in your office. Did someone lose their files or is it a trap set by a hacker? On this episode, Geoff learns how dangerous dropped USB drives are and whether Pedro would take the bait!

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Jul 16 2019

36mins

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Rank #8: The Weakest Link

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Smart plugs allow you to smarten up any old appliance in your home. But do they leave your virtual "front door" wide open for hackers? In this episode, Geoff learns what a hacker can do once they execute code on an internet-connected outlet.

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Feb 05 2019

31mins

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Rank #9: Remote Control

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Smart TVs make binge-worthy TV shows and movies just a click away. But do these internet-connected devices also expose users to hackers? In this episode, our host Geoff Siskind and two white-hats see if they can hack our producer’s smart TV in the middle of a big game.

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Jan 22 2019

33mins

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Rank #10: Protecting The Grid

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Our power grids, gas pipelines, and traffic control systems are all accessible online. But does that mean they can be hacked? In this episode of Hackable? Geoff teams up with the Head of Advanced Threat Research at McAfee to answer the question, “why is SCADA the most critical threat that we’ve probably never heard of?” For more info hackablepodcast.com

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May 15 2018

30mins

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Rank #11: RAT Attack

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While Geoff is usually the victim of our white-hat hackers, this episode he gets to see things from their perspective. Find out just how much control a hacker has over a machine infested by a RAT.

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Jan 08 2019

28mins

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Rank #12: Cyber Wash

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Automatic car washes save time and water, but are these internet-enabled devices hackable? In this episode, Geoff teams ups with a Security Researcher to find out how quickly a trip to the car wash can become a potentially dangerous situation. And all it takes is one dirty car, seven dollars and a ride through the drive-thru. For more info hackablepodcast.com

May 01 2018

28mins

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Rank #13: And We're In

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"From social media to banking, we use passwords to protect all of our sensitive information. But how easy would it be for a hacker to gain access to our accounts? In this episode of Hackable?, Geoff puts his personal passwords to the test against an expert hacker. For more info hackablepodcast.com

Apr 03 2018

32mins

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Rank #14: All Dolled Up

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Tech toys are always the hottest gifts during the holidays. But what if something as innocent looking as an Internet-connected stuffed animal could be used as a listening device? And how easy would it be for someone to do? In this episode of Hackable? we’re looking at two different toys to see if their security is up to snuff. For more info hackablepodcast.com

Dec 05 2017

31mins

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Rank #15: Cloak & Dagger

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We all love the fact that we’re able use our cellphones to access the internet from practically anywhere. But a lot of times we don’t take the security on these devices seriously, despite them being filled with personal information. In this episode, Geoff and team find out just how easy it is for a hacker to attack our mobile devices. For more info hackablepodcast.com

Nov 07 2017

28mins

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