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Hackable?

McAfee

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Hackable?

Hackable?

McAfee

337
Followers
1.5K
Plays
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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.

Latest Episodes

Gone Phishin’

Phishing scams that disguise malware or malicious intent in messages are extremely common. Just how do hackers keep reeling in victims? On this episode, we learn exactly how phishing works from the hacker’s perspective, and cast a phishing line of our own.

37 MIN2019 DEC 3
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Gone Phishin’

Porch Piracy

The more people shop online, the more thieves swipe packages. Are smart padlocks a secure solution? Or can they be cracked open by hackers? On this episode, Geoff joins the McAfee Advanced Threat Research team for some technical porch piracy.

29 MIN2019 NOV 19
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Porch Piracy

False Charges

It's always stressful when your phone's battery is low, but are some charging stations and USB cables dangerous to plug into? On this episode of “Hackable?” Geoff finds out just how much damage a hacker can do if you charge your phone with a secretly sinister cable.

30 MIN2019 NOV 5
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False Charges

Who's Watching

Streaming devices make dumb TVs smart and smart TVs, well, smarter. But does that mean that a hacker can hijack your binge-watching? We invite white-hat Craig Young back on the show to learn whether there’s anything particularly vulnerable about these popular smart boxes and sticks.

30 MIN2019 OCT 22
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Who's Watching

Keyless Ignition

Cars are more computerized than ever. But, does this make them easier to steal? Can smart key fobs help hackers drive away with your ride? White-hat Tim Martin comes back on the show and we learn whether he can start Geoff’s rental car without a key.

25 MIN2019 OCT 8
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Keyless Ignition

MouseJacked

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.

25 MIN2019 SEP 24
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MouseJacked

The Mr. Robot Spectacular

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.

34 MIN2019 JUL 30
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The Mr. Robot Spectacular

Dead Drops

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!

36 MIN2019 JUL 16
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Dead Drops

Up Your Game

Skins and other downloadable modifications are a popular way to level up video games. Can these “mods” expose players to hidden malware? On this episode, Geoff learns what a devious hacker could conceal within a mod made for Minecraft — a game played monthly by more than 90 million people.

31 MIN2019 JUL 2
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Up Your Game

Face the Fax

All-in-one printers with fax machines may seem like relics from a bygone era, but could this seldom-used technology put you at risk? On this episode, Geoff learns whether the printer sitting in his office creates an open gateway for hackers to compromise his entire network.

27 MIN2019 JUN 18
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Face the Fax

Latest Episodes

Gone Phishin’

Phishing scams that disguise malware or malicious intent in messages are extremely common. Just how do hackers keep reeling in victims? On this episode, we learn exactly how phishing works from the hacker’s perspective, and cast a phishing line of our own.

37 MIN2019 DEC 3
Comments
Gone Phishin’

Porch Piracy

The more people shop online, the more thieves swipe packages. Are smart padlocks a secure solution? Or can they be cracked open by hackers? On this episode, Geoff joins the McAfee Advanced Threat Research team for some technical porch piracy.

29 MIN2019 NOV 19
Comments
Porch Piracy

False Charges

It's always stressful when your phone's battery is low, but are some charging stations and USB cables dangerous to plug into? On this episode of “Hackable?” Geoff finds out just how much damage a hacker can do if you charge your phone with a secretly sinister cable.

30 MIN2019 NOV 5
Comments
False Charges

Who's Watching

Streaming devices make dumb TVs smart and smart TVs, well, smarter. But does that mean that a hacker can hijack your binge-watching? We invite white-hat Craig Young back on the show to learn whether there’s anything particularly vulnerable about these popular smart boxes and sticks.

30 MIN2019 OCT 22
Comments
Who's Watching

Keyless Ignition

Cars are more computerized than ever. But, does this make them easier to steal? Can smart key fobs help hackers drive away with your ride? White-hat Tim Martin comes back on the show and we learn whether he can start Geoff’s rental car without a key.

25 MIN2019 OCT 8
Comments
Keyless Ignition

MouseJacked

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.

25 MIN2019 SEP 24
Comments
MouseJacked

The Mr. Robot Spectacular

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.

34 MIN2019 JUL 30
Comments
The Mr. Robot Spectacular

Dead Drops

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!

36 MIN2019 JUL 16
Comments
Dead Drops

Up Your Game

Skins and other downloadable modifications are a popular way to level up video games. Can these “mods” expose players to hidden malware? On this episode, Geoff learns what a devious hacker could conceal within a mod made for Minecraft — a game played monthly by more than 90 million people.

31 MIN2019 JUL 2
Comments
Up Your Game

Face the Fax

All-in-one printers with fax machines may seem like relics from a bygone era, but could this seldom-used technology put you at risk? On this episode, Geoff learns whether the printer sitting in his office creates an open gateway for hackers to compromise his entire network.

27 MIN2019 JUN 18
Comments
Face the Fax
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