Cybernews Podcast

Cybernews aims to demystify the cybersecurity world and make it understandable and accessible to everyone. We explore the latest technology news and cybersecurity trends, dissect the world’s most notorious cybercrimes, and deliver breaking stories as they unfold.

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Our latest episode

Cybernews podcast #43: crooks attack Ticketmaster and Paris Olympics

We deep-dive into the Ticketmaster breach debacle, debate the continuing issues at Google, and analyze what Russian hackers could do during the Paris Olympics.


Other episodes

Cybernews podcast #42: AI goes pop culture

From Scarlet Johansson to Jennifer Lopez, everyone seems to be talking about artificial intelligence (AI). So, naturally, we decided to talk about celebrities talking about AI.

Cybernews podcast #41: what’s OpenAI’s problem?

The week was filled with juicy stories involving OpenAI, Microsoft, and Humane AI, which have turned the heads of many for all the wrong reasons. Oh, and a cyber truck carjacking that turned into a very average car chase.

Cybernews podcast #40: big tech’s reckless AI race

Tech companies have bombarded us with different artificial intelligence (AI) related news this week, making us wonder what’s behind all the shiny marketing.

Episode #39 New iPad, Rabbit R1 & Huge FBI Operation

In this episode, we uncover the truth behind the Rabbit R1, a device that's more hype than help. We discuss Apple's latest iPad releases and the controversy surrounding their new ad. We also reveal a major development in the fight against the LockBit ransomware gang and explore our eye-opening experiment with smartphone privacy.

Episode #38 AI changes everything w/ Michael Safi

We talked with Michael Safi, host of The Guardian "Black Box," about artificial intelligence. We discussed the biggest challenges AI poses, how it's reshaping our lives, and what the future holds for us in the age of AI.


Episode #37 How Tech Is Killing Consent & Privacy

Dive into the dark side of innovation with technologies like the NUCA camera and PaintCam. We discuss the erosion of consent, potential abuses, and the evolving challenges to privacy in the digital age!


Episode #36 Fallout TV Show: Hit or miss?

Join us as we dive into the Amazon TV adaptation of “Fallout,” discussing its alignment with the iconic video game, character development, visual execution, and its implications on societal and cultural issues. We’ll explore what makes this adaptation stand out, its potential shortcomings, and the future of video game adaptations in film and television.


Episode #35 How AI Is Changing The Hacking World

Explore the transformative impact of artificial intelligence on the hacking world in this enlightening podcast. We dive into how AI is revolutionizing both cyber attacks and defenses, altering the tactics and tools available to hackers and security professionals alike.


Episode #34 Ownership In The Digital Age

Join us in exploring the modern conundrum of ownership in an era dominated by digital subscriptions. Delve into the debate between physical possessions and digital content, pondering the value of tangible items versus the convenience of the digital age.


Episode #33 The Horrors of Scam Slavery

Dive deep into the stories of those caught in the web of forced scamming, examining the impact on lives across the globe.


Episode #32 The Future Of TikTok in America

Dive into the heart of the TikTok ban debate, uncovering the national security concerns that fuel it and the broader implications it casts on digital freedom and privacy. This episode goes beyond the surface to explore the darker, complex consequences of silencing a global social media giant, reflecting on the delicate balance between security and liberty in the digital era.


Episode #31 IoT, Making Life Easier or Just More Complicated?

With every person on Earth having about three smart devices, we've got to ask: is IoT making us more independent or just more hooked on tech? Listen in as we tackle the big questions


Episode #30 Wild Side of Women's Tech

Join us as we dive into the most bewildering tech inventions for women, from brain-sensing headbands to mirrors that do more than reflect. We'll also uncover the uncomfortable truths about AI, deepfakes, and online harassment.


Episode #29 The TikTok News Dilemma: Fact or Fiction?

Join the Cybernews journalists as they discuss the growing trend of using TikTok for news consumption. Explore the impact of social media on journalism, the potential consequences of relying solely on platforms like TikTok for news, and whether it poses a threat to democracy.


Episode #28 How Algorithms Shape our World

We explore the impact of algorithms on creativity, culture, and identity. Learn how these formulas curate content, influence our digital habits, and shape our perceptions and interactions online, raising questions about diversity and autonomy in our digital lives


Episode #27 Apple Vision Pro - A Glimpse Into The Future

In this podcast, we explore the social dynamics, marketing stunts, and the societal reception of Apple Vision Pro. From tech etiquette to the future of smart wearables, this episode unpacks the complex relationship between cutting-edge technology and societal norms.


Episode #26 AI's In Dating Apps: Can AI Find True Love?

In this episode we delve into how AI is reshaping the search for love on dating platforms, examining whether technology can truly match us with our ideal partners. But as AI promises to find us the perfect match, are these platforms really in the business of love, or just playing with our hearts?


Episode #25 AI & Abortion Advice: Rights and Risks

In this episode of the Cybernews podcast, we delve into the complex intersection of AI, privacy, and reproductive health rights. Join our journalists as they explore the capabilities of abortion-focused chatbots like Charley, compare them with ChatGPT versions, and discuss the broader implications of seeking abortion advice through technology.


Episode #24 AI In Your Bathroom

In this Cybernews podcast, we're reflecting on the BMind Mirror by Baracoda, unveiled at CES 2024. This smart mirror promises to enhance mental health with its innovative technology, yet it raises serious privacy concerns. Join us as we delve into a discussion on the intersection of technology, wellness, and privacy.


Episode #23 Deepfake Porn: The Dark Side of AI

In this episode of the Cybernews Podcast, we discuss the alarming rise in deepfake pornography, its socio-psychological implications, and the urgent need for regulation. Anchoring the discussion to the distressing story of 15-year-old Francesca Mani and 30 girls from a New Jersey school.


Episode #22 Less Screen, More Life: Tech Resolutions 2024 | Through A Glass Darkly

In this eye-opening episode, we dive into the heart of our digital dependency and explore actionable strategies to use technology smarter in 2024. Join us as we discuss the importance of spending less time glued to our screens, securing our personal data, and eliminating those unnecessary subscriptions.


Episode #21 War On Child Safety Online - with GhostExodus | Through A Glass Darkly

We delve deep into the world of cybersecurity with Jesse William McGraw, known as Ghost Exodus, a former black hat hacker who has now become a staunch advocate for cybersecurity. This episode focuses on the evolution of hacktivism and its potential as a force for positive change, especially when conventional methods for addressing societal issues fall short. A key topic in our podcast is the battle against online child exploitation. Ghost Exodus highlights the crucial role of community engagement in supporting investigative efforts and the power of education as a vital strategy in protecting the online safety of children, aligning with the initiatives of Operation Child Safety."


Episode #20 2023's AI Odyssey Unpacked | Through A Glass Darkly

In this eye-opening episode, we dive into the heart of our digital dependency and explore actionable strategies to use technology smarter in 2024. Join us as we discuss the importance of spending less time glued to our screens, securing our personal data, and eliminating those unnecessary subscriptions.


Episode #19 Should We Use AI To Try To Find Aliens? | Through a Glass Darkly

In this episode, we will be talking about AI and whether it can help us to communicate and reach extraterrestrials.


Episode #18 Five Days Of War At OpenAI | Through a Glass Darkly

In this episode, we will be discussing the latest controversy about OpenAI and its founder Sam Altman. If you enjoyed this podcast don't forget to like & subscribe for more content from us!


Episode #17 AI-Assisted Warfare | Through a Glass Darkly

In this episode, we will be talking about the military use of AI. If you enjoyed this podcast don't forget to like & subscribe for more content from us!


Episode #16 Paperbacks vs Kindle | Through a Glass Darkly

Paperback or Kindle, which do you prefer and why? Two Cybernews editorial staff members argue the case for their personal preference.


Episode #15 Are Humans Underrated? | Through a Glass Darkly

In this episode we will be talking about the advancements of tech and whether humans are replaceable. If you enjoyed this podcast don't forget to like & subscribe for more content from us!


Episode #14 Five Movies That Predicted Our Technological Reality | Through a Glass Darkly

In this episode we will be talking about the advancements of tech and whether humans are replaceable. If you enjoyed this podcast don't forget to like & subscribe for more content from us!


Episode #13 Which Comes First, Privacy or Safety? | Through a Glass Darkly

In this episode, we will be talking about the safety of social media and the recently released Online Safety Bill in the UK. If you enjoyed this podcast don't forget to like & subscribe for more content from us!


Episode #12 Is Tech Fueling Conspiracy Theories | Through a Glass Darkly

In this episode, we will be talking about conspiracy theories and how they affect the tech world of today. If you enjoyed this podcast don't forget to like & subscribe for more content from us!


Episode #11 Overtrust In AI | Through a Glass Darkly

In this episode we will talk about AI and why you may not want to trust it too much. If you enjoyed this podcast don't forget to like & subscribe for more content from us!


Episode #10 Soul Searching, Literally | Through a Glass Darkly

In this episode, we will be talking about brain hacking and our thoughts about it. If you enjoyed this podcast don't forget to like & subscribe for more content from us!


Episode #9 Tech And Longevity | Through a Glass Darkly

This week, we'll be talking if improvements in technology can improve human longevity. If you enjoyed this podcast don't forget to like & subscribe for more content from us!


Episode #8 Tech Adoption | Through a Glass Darkly

In this podcast, we are going to talk about tech adoption and how tech helps with our day-to-day lives. If you enjoyed this podcast don't forget to like & subscribe for more content from us!


Episode #7 Black Mirror Explained: Epilogue | Through a Glass Darkly

In this last episode, we will give our opinions on the sixth season and talk about our favorite episodes. If you enjoyed this podcast don't forget to like & subscribe for more content from us!


Episode #6 Black Mirror Explained: Episode 5 | Through a Glass Darkly

In this episode, we will be talking about the last episode of the season - Demon 79. If you enjoyed this podcast don't forget to like & subscribe for more content from us!


Episode #5 Black Mirror Explained: Episode 4 | Through a Glass Darkly

We are continuing our look at the 6th season of Black Mirror with their fourth episode, Mazey Day. If you enjoyed this podcast don't forget to like & subscribe for more content from us!


Episode #4 Black Mirror Explained: Episode 3 | Through a Glass Darkly

In this episode of Through A Glass Darkly: Black Mirror Explained, we will be talking and giving our opinions about the episode Beyond The Sea. If you enjoyed this podcast don't forget to like & subscribe for more content from us!


Episode #3 Black Mirror Explained: Episode 2 | Through a Glass Darkly

In this episode of Through A Glass Darkly: Black Mirror Explained, we will be talking and giving our opinions about the episode Loch Henry. If you enjoyed this podcast don't forget to like & subscribe for more content from us!


Episode #2 Black Mirror Explained: Episode 1 | Through a Glass Darkly

Season 6 of Black Mirror has finally been release and today, we will be giving our opinions on the first episode of the season. If you enjoyed this podcast don't forget to like & subscribe for more content from us!


Augmented Reality: Next Big Leap In Human Communication | Nils Pihl

We talked with Nils Pihl CEO of @aukilabs about augmented reality. We discussed the biggest challenges AR faces, what advantage it has against Virtual Reality and how our future will look like with new technology. If you enjoyed this podcast don't forget to like & subscribe for more content from us!


Episode #1 Black Mirror Explained: Prologue | Through A Glass Darkly

Welcome to our new podcast series! In this episode, we will be talking about our favorite episodes from Black Mirror as we wait for the newest season. If you enjoyed this podcast don't forget to like & subscribe for more content from us!


Can You Imagine A Future WITHOUT Password | Bojan Simic

Today we’ll be talking to Bojan Simic, a software developer who decided to move into cybersecurity after a project he was working on was infiltrated by threat actors. If you enjoyed this podcast don't forget to like & subscribe for more content from us!


Cyber Security Career Opportunities & Challenges | Renee Small

Ever wondered how to start cyber security career? Today we’ll be talking to Renee Small - a cybersecurity expert recruiter about cyber security jobs. If you enjoyed this podcast don't forget to like & subscribe for more content from us!


Why Quantum Computing Is The Future Of Computing & Cybersecurity

In this podcast, we’ll be talking to Jack Hidary, to find out what are the most important things you need to know about quantum computing. If you enjoyed this podcast don't forget to like & subscribe for more content from us!


Inverstigating Russia Cyber Crimes | Artem Starosiek

Artem Starosiek, CEO of Molfar, Ukraine-based open-source intelligence company, speaks of his take on the Russian war on Ukraine and his company’s role in investigating war crimes & Russian propaganda. If you enjoyed this podcast don't forget to like & subscribe for more content from us!


Future Of AR | Interview with a AR creator Nils Phil

🎙️ We talked with Nils Pihl CEO of @aukilabs about augmented reality. We discussed the biggest challenges AR faces, what advantage it has against Virtual Reality and how our future will look like with new technology. ✨ If you enjoyed this podcast don't forget to like & subscribe for more content from us!