S2E9: The Wild World of Cybercrime

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From identity theft to cyber stalking, Ham and Nathan run through some of the most common cybercrimes that affect millions of people a year. Learn top risks to look out for in order to avoid falling victim to criminals.

This episode concludes with news from expert Mercy, including a recent cyberattack on wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems, a confirmed data breach on internet domain registrar GoDaddy, and an up and coming TSA PreCheck membership scam.

News Sources:

Story 1:

Toulas, Bill. "Wind Turbine Giant Vestas' Data Compromised in Cyberattack." Bleeping Computer, 22 November 2021, https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/wind-turbine-giant-vestas-data-compromised-in-cyberattack/

Story 2:

Seals, Tara. "GoDaddy's Latest Breach Affects 1.2M Customers." Threatpost, 22 November 2021, https://threatpost.com/godaddys-latest-breach-customers/176530/

Story 3:

Toulas, Bill. "Fake TSA PreCheck Sites Scam US Travelers with Fake Renewals." Bleeping Computer, 19 November 2021, https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fake-tsa-precheck-sites-scam-us-travelers-with-fake-renewals/