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Hacking Humans Podcast

Each week the CyberWire’s Hacking Humans Podcast looks behind the social engineering scams, phishing schemes, and criminal exploits that are making headlines and taking a heavy toll on organizations around the world. We talk to social engineering experts, security pros, cognitive scientists, and those practiced in the arts of deception (perhaps even a magician or two). We also hear from people targeted by social engineering attacks and learn from their experiences.

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Gaming pro athletes online — Hacking Humans

Scammers taking advantage of natural disasters, romance scams, and a strange voice mail. Stephen Frank from the National Hockey League Players Association joins us to share how professional athletes protect themselves from online scams.

A flood of misinformation and fake news — Hacking Humans

In this episode, Joe examines the anatomy of a phishing attack, Dave explores pretexting, and a scammer targets real estate agents. Professor Stephan Lewandowsky from the University of Bristol joins us to share his research on misinformation, fake news,...

Social Engineering works because we're human — Hacking Humans

In this premier episode of the Hacking Humans podcast, Author Christopher Hadnagy discusses his book The Art of Human Hacking.

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