May 17, 2017

Sean Gallagher: WannaCry Ransomeware Attack

May 17, 2017 - Segment 2 - Sean Gallagher, IT Editor at Ars Technica, joined us to talk about the WannaCry ransomware virus that attacked companies and and governments in 150 countries on Friday, May 12, 2017.
November 25, 2013

Hacktivist Jeremy Hammond Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison

November 21, 2013 - Segment 2 - We begin our show with a look at the sentencing of Jeremy Hammond. Hammond, who was involved with hacking the intelligence organization Strategic Forecasting in 2011, was sentenced earlier this week to 10 years in prison.
September 9, 2013

Hacking: Implications For Our Privacy & Security

September 9, 2013 - Segment 4 - We turn to the topic of hacking. At recent hacking conventions in Las Vegas, cybersecurity experts revealed how easy it is to hack everything from cars to pacemakers. General Keith B. Alexander, Director of the National Security Agency, spoke at one of the conferences about his organization's use of technology to spy on people. We will look at these and other issues of cybersecurity and hacking.